"Ken Hilton" <kenosis / comcast.net> wrote in message news:<ub6vc.31832$js4.6571@attbi_s51>...
> Does anyone know of a Ruby source code obfuscator that's reliable and
> readily available?  If so, I'd appreciate a pointer to it (apparently, both
> ruby-lang and rubygarden are down at the time of this posting so I can't
> check for myself.)
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Ken.

This obfuscated enough?

# foo.rb
class Foo
   attr_accessor :arg1, :arg2
   def initialize(arg1,arg2)
      @arg1, @arg2 = arg1, arg2
   end
   def test
      puts "Arg1 is #{@arg1}"
      puts "Arg2 is #{@arg2}"
   end
end

f = Foo.new("hello","world")
f.test

# cfoo.rb
#(foo.rb after being encrypted with crypt-fog and a salt of 44)
\217\230\215\237\237Lr\233\2336LLL\215\240\240\236\213\215\217\217\221\237\237\233\236Lf\215\236\223]XLf\215\236\223^
6LLL\220\221\222L\225\232\225\240\225\215\230\225\246\221T\215\236\223]X\215\236\223^U6LLLLLLl\215\236\223]XLl\215\23
6\223^LiL\215\236\223]XL\215\236\223^6LLL\221\232\2206LLL\220\221\222L\240\221\237\2406LLLLLL\234\241\240\237LNm\236\
223]L\225\237LO\247l\215\236\223]\251N6LLLLLL\234\241\240\237LNm\236\223^L\225\237LO\247l\215\236\223^\251N6LLL\221\2
32\2206\221\232\22066\222LiLr\233\233Z\232\221\243TN\224\221\230\230\233NXN\243\233\236\230\220NU6\222Z\240\221\237\2
40

# Running the code
ruby -e 'require "crypt/fog";eval(Crypt::Fog.decrypt(IO.readlines("cfoo.rb").to_s.chomp,44))'

# Result
Arg1 is hello
Arg2 is world

Regards,

Dan