Tim Hunter wrote:
> Sarah Tanembaum wrote:
> 
>>Hi Kaspar, is it true that ImageMagick does not have native windows
>>display? PHP seems to work with the native windows, or perhaps thru the
>>browsers?
>>
>>At any case, I tried it also with X Windows(cygwin) as well, and it
>>still give me the following error:
> 
> 
> Sarah, 
> 
> RMagick's display and animate methods require a X server. This is part of
> ImageMagick's *nix heritage. I need to be more explicit about this in the
> documentation.
> 
> When I'm working on Windows I write the image to a file and then view it
> with an external image viewer. You can view animated GIF files with your
> web browser.
> 
> They don't work under Cygwin is because the RMagick gem is configured for
> native Windows.
> 
> 
> 
Thanks for the info Tim. Just for curiosity, instead of using gem, can 
you just compile the distribution using Cygwin X11 libraries?

Sarah