[fxruby-users] Pre-release FXRuby binary gems for testing

Lyle Johnson lyle at lylejohnson.name
Wed Oct 21 13:43:49 EDT 2009


On Oct 21, 2009, at 12:07 PM, Amber Vaesca wrote:

>> If you have the time and are willing to be a guinea pig, please  
>> download and give it a short (and let me know how it goes).  
>> Remember, the goal here is that the end-user doesn't have to have  
>> any of FOX's numerous dependencies preinstalled to use these.
>
> I gave the new Snow Leopard friendly gem a whirl on my newish  
> MacBook Pro, and an older MacPro tower. Both installations went  
> fine, and I was able to execute my applications and FoxGUIb, without  
> any issues save but one minor thing:
>
> The MacPorts installation that I have produces anti-aliased text in  
> all of the widgets, but the gem does not. I'm guessing this has  
> something to do with a FreeType library installation or something,  
> but it if doesn't bloat the gem much, that might be a good thing to  
> include.

Ah! This is good information. Yes, I'll check into that and see what  
needs to be done. Thanks for the feedback, and I'm glad to hear that  
the gem basically works!


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