Ruby 1.8.4 Install Problem
Posted on 2013-11-08
I need to install an older distribution of Ruby version 1.8.4 on a Centos OS version 6.4.
I have downloaded the tarball and unpacked and run ./configure without issue.
However, when I try to MAKE, I get the following errors:
ossl.c:118: error: expected ‘)’ before ‘*’ token
ossl.c:119: error: expected ‘)’ before ‘*’ token
Some research indicates that this is likely a version incompatibility with openssl.
If so, I would need to downgrade to something before 1.0.0. I don't even know if this is possible. I can find the tarballs for 0.9.8e but I have no idea how to manually downgrade this service!
So, my question(s) is/are this. If I am correct and I need to downgrade openssl, how?
If I am wrong, what else might be causing the above issues and how to get around them?
Thanks for your help.