[fxruby-users] fxruby-1.6.17 failure to compile

Len Lawrence lcl at tarazed.demon.co.uk
Tue Dec 30 02:26:58 EST 2008

Lyle Johnson wrote:
> On Dec 29, 2008, at 2:56 PM, Len Lawrence wrote:
>> Done.  Partially successful as you can see.  Thanks for taking the 
>> trouble.
>> #gem install -l ./fxruby-1.6.18.gem
>> Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
>> Successfully installed fxruby-1.6.18
>> 1 gem installed
>> Installing ri documentation for fxruby-1.6.18...
>> ERROR:  While executing gem ... (TypeError)
>>   can't convert Regexp into String
> Hmmm. I don't know what to make of that (other than it's coming from 
> RubyGems during the installation process). Needless to say, it's not 
> happening here when I try to install.
>> I tried an fxruby program but I see that the system is littered with 
>> older versions of fxruby
>> so I hope that it is picking up the latest library; it runs anyway.
> It's probably getting the right version, but you can confirm by 
> putting a print statement (or whatever) in your FXRuby program that 
> prints the result of calling "Fox.fxrubyversion". This should return 
> the string "1.6.18".
> Hope this helps,
> Lyle
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Yep, it does, and 1.6.18 it is.  Thanks again.


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