I get this terminal error about every three to six months: error: gpg failed to sign the data fatal: failed to write commit object When I see it I think “I really should have written down the problem last time”. So here we are, ready and willing to document. The issue for me is that I set short expiration times for my gpg keys. To verify my key is expired I run: $ gpg -K --keyid-format SHORT and get results like below:

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It started with Muxed. I was excited to get a working first build, but despite my development machine being a MacBook Air, I develop most in VM’s using vagrant. My native builds were all linux based. It would be easy enough to move the code to an OSX machine and compile there but I do not like build tools on my native machine. And that would simply be too easy.

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Excited to start running Garnish against Ruby 2.0.0 I attempted installation tonight to get build failed: downloading ruby-2.0.0-p0.tar.gz... -> http://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/2.0/ruby-2.0.0-p0.tar.gz Installing ruby-2.0.0-p0... BUILD FAILED Inspect or clean up the working tree at /var/folders/td/0z79ghbs125193ngl8y0j8180000gn/T/ruby-build.20130312001656.54615 Results logged to /var/folders/td/0z79ghbs125193ngl8y0j8180000gn/T/ruby-build.20130312001656.54615.log Last 10 log lines: installing default gems: /Users/brianp/.rbenv/versions/2.0.0-p0/lib/ruby/gems/2.0.0 (build_info, cache, doc, gems, specifications) bigdecimal 1.2.0 io-console 0.4.2 json 1.7.7 minitest 4.3.2 psych 2.0.0 rake 0.9.6 rdoc 4.0.0 test-unit 2.0.0.0 The Ruby openssl extension was not compiled.

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Brian Pearce

Software Developer, Endurance Cyclist,
Rubiest, and Rustacean

Software Engineer

Barcelona, Spain