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I posted this to StackOverflow, but probably belongs here.

I'm on OSX Lion, trying to get back to basics so I can run RMagick in Rails 3.0, using rvm.

When I tried to add the RMagick gem to Rails using bundle, I got compile errors. It also responded that there were multiple copies of ImageMagick. Checking with macports, I found 3 versions, and used ports to remove them.

After trying again, I don't see the error related to multiple copies of ImageMagick, but I get the error

checking for stdint.h... *** extconf.rb failed ***

I've just re-installed XCode, and have installed some things since that required gcc that went fine, so I don't think there's a problem there.

brew list --unbrewed | grep Image

shows a lot of files related to ImageMagick the include subdirectory, lib subdirectory and the share subdirectory. They seem to relate to ImageMagick 6.6.4. Can I simply delete these files to get rid of ImageMagick? Will this help?

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Your question should only be posted once at a time. Either leave it here or on Stack Overflow please. – slhck Mar 6 '12 at 15:02
I'm actually not 100% sure which site this belongs on, so I'll just leave a link to the SO question:… – Pops Mar 6 '12 at 16:31
yes – it's right down the middle programming and sys admin. I understand that its preferrable not to cross-post, but each community has a possible perspective... – Dan Donaldson Mar 6 '12 at 17:35
alright – can't answer my own question here, but I deleted the config file at /usr/local/bin/Magick-config and that at least allowed the RMagick gem to install without complaint. Will find out if it works with Carrierwave or Paperclip next... – Dan Donaldson Mar 6 '12 at 17:53

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