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require:cannot load such file -- sqlite3/sqlite3_native (load error) I keep getting this error

I keep getting this error I also got it in the testapp stage I cannot get it to load in local host.

2 Answers

Daniel Cunningham
Daniel Cunningham
21,109 Points

A few things could be causing the error. There could be an issue with the SQLite gem that you're calling for your project. Here's a similar error that was found on another forum. If that fix doesnt work, post the exact text of the error, and maybe we can get closer to the solution. Good luck!


Tjitze de Boer
Tjitze de Boer
4,947 Points

I have the same error and can't get the proposed fixes on stackoverflow to work for me. Here's the whole thing that I get back when trying to set things up..:

C:\Users\radia\Documents\testapp>bundle exec rails server C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/sqlite3-1.3.11-x86-mingw32/lib/sqlite3.rb:6:in require': cannot load such file -- sqlite3/sqlite3_native (LoadError) from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/sqlite3-1.3.11-x86-mingw32/lib/sqlite3.rb:6:inrescue in <top (required)>' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/sqlite3-1.3.11-x86-mingw32/lib/sqlite3.rb:2:in <top (required)>' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/bundler-1.12.5/lib/bundler/runtime.rb:86:inrequire' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/bundler-1.12.5/lib/bundler/runtime.rb:86:in block (2 levels) in require' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/bundler-1.12.5/lib/bundler/runtime.rb:81:ineach' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/bundler-1.12.5/lib/bundler/runtime.rb:81:in block in require' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/bundler-1.12.5/lib/bundler/runtime.rb:70:ineach' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/bundler-1.12.5/lib/bundler/runtime.rb:70:in require' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/bundler-1.12.5/lib/bundler.rb:102:inrequire' from C:/Users/radia/Documents/testapp/config/application.rb:7:in <top (required)>' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/railties-4.2.6/lib/rails/commands/commands_tasks.rb:78:inrequire' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/railties-4.2.6/lib/rails/commands/commands_tasks.rb:78:in block in server' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/railties-4.2.6/lib/rails/commands/commands_tasks.rb:75:intap' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/railties-4.2.6/lib/rails/commands/commands_tasks.rb:75:in server' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/railties-4.2.6/lib/rails/commands/commands_tasks.rb:39:inrun_command!' from C:/Ruby23/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/railties-4.2.6/lib/rails/commands.rb:17:in <top (required)>' from bin/rails:4:inrequire' from bin/rails:4:in `<main>'