Ruby on Rails and cygwin problem

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Tue Apr 17 19:10:00 GMT 2007

geolev wrote:
> I have cygwin and Ruby on Rails installed and everything seems to work except
> 'rake'. When I try to use 'rake', even to get the version as follows, I get the
> follwing error:
> :rake --version
> bash: /cygdrive/c/InstantRails/ruby/bin/rake: E:/Dev/RubyDev/
> rubyinstaller/svn-repo/installer-win2/ruby/bin/ruby^M: bad
> interpreter: No such file or directory
> It seems to be complaining about an unexpected carriage return (^M).
> If I run rake --version from a plain old DOS prompt, it works fine.
> Does anyone know how to fix this?

Since the ruby you're running is not the Cygwin one, this problem is really

'/cygdrive/c/InstantRails/ruby/bin/rake' contains CRNLs.  Run 'd2u' on it.

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A: Yes.
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