[fxruby-users] Help with hello.rb

Ralph Shnelvar ralphs at dos32.com
Wed May 11 18:36:08 EDT 2011


Sadly, this is the place and FXRuby seems to be a dead product.

The people on this list made a fairly large investment in FXRuby but the developers of the product seem to have abandoned it.


Sunday, May 8, 2011, 2:48:43 PM, you wrote:

JG> Hi

JG> I'm new to fxruby, and ruby too. I am running on Mac OSX 10.6.7

JG> I think I have an installation problem. I get this error:

JG> ~/fxruby-play $ ruby hello.rb 
JG> /opt/local/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/1.8/i686-darwin10/fox16.bundle: dlopen(/opt/local/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/1.8/i686-darwin10/fox16.bundle, 9): Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libpng12.0.dylib (LoadError)
JG>   Referenced from: /opt/local/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/1.8/i686-darwin10/fox16.bundle
JG>   Reason: image not found - /opt/local/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/1.8/i686-darwin10/fox16.bundle
JG>         from hello.rb:4

JG> It's complaining about not having libpng12.0.dylib.  I have libpng14.0.dylib

JG> I installed ruby with 
JG>         sudo port install ruby

JG> I installed fxruby with
JG>         sudo port install rb-fxruby

JG> I also installed it with gem like this
JG>          sudo gem install fxruby

JG> Do you have any suggestions?  Is this the right place to go to get this kind of information.

JG> I did have it working a while ago bit now that I am coming back to it, it is broken.

JG> thanks, James

JG> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
JG> James Grenning                                  Author of TDD for Embedded C
JG> www.renaissancesoftware.net                     http://pragprog.com/titles/jgade/
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Best regards,
 Ralph                            mailto:ralphs at dos32.com

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