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gabriel siqueira
gabriel siqueira
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Ruby on Rails /statuses error

When I get to the /statuses step I get an error that says. ExecJS::RuntimeError in Statuses#index

Any idea?

1 Answer

I ran into that before as well. It was fixed by installing node.js, but I was running Linux in that situation. However, it seems that making sure that "therubyracer" gem is in your Gemfile is another answer, and is what my projects in OS X uses. Go check your Gemfile to see if the ruby racer is in there.

If it is not, navigate to your app root and type gem install therubyracer in your command line. Then go to your Gemfile and be sure that: gem "therubyracer", platforms: :ruby, is in the file, if it is not then type it into your Gemfile. Then run bundle install in your command line at the app root. As far as I know it should work, but I have never had to manually put the ruby racer in my Gemfile.

Quick note, I am not sure if platforms: :ruby is necessary, but that is just how it is written in my Gemfile for my projects that use it.