[fxruby-users] Help with hello.rb

Nataraj S Narayan natarajsn at gmail.com
Thu May 12 06:59:23 EDT 2011


Hi

Is fox-toolkit dead too?

I did have a good time with fxruby and Fox on an embedded device
project sometime back.

I was asking if there is a foxlib working on DirectFB. No answer yet.

regards

Nataraj

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 10:36 PM, Ralph Shnelvar <ralphs at dos32.com> wrote:
> James,
>
> 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.
>
> Ralph
>
>
> 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/
> JG> www.renaissancesoftware.net/blog
> JG> www.twitter.com/jwgrenning
>
>
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>
>
> --
> Best regards,
>  Ralph                            mailto:ralphs at dos32.com
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