martinus wrote:
> gem install fxri

The fxri tarball works fine. Nice work!

But I got stuck on the gem install:

I have Fox/FXRuby 1.2:
# ruby -r fox12 -e 1

And these are my versions:
# gem -v
0.8.4
# ruby -v
ruby 1.8.2 (2004-12-25) [i686-linux]

# gem install fxri
Attempting local installation of 'fxri'
Local gem file not found: fxri*.gem
Attempting remote installation of 'fxri'
Updating Gem source index for: http://gems.rubyforge.org
Install required dependency fxruby? [Yn]  n
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::DependencyError)
     Required dependency fxruby not installed

# gem install fxri -f
Attempting local installation of 'fxri'
Local gem file not found: fxri*.gem
Attempting remote installation of 'fxri'
Updating Gem source index for: http://gems.rubyforge.org
Install required dependency fxruby? [Yn]  n
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::DependencyError)
     Required dependency fxruby not installed

# gem install fxri
Attempting local installation of 'fxri'
Local gem file not found: fxri*.gem
Attempting remote installation of 'fxri'
Install required dependency fxruby? [Yn]  Y
Select which gem to install for your platform (i686-linux)
  1. fxruby 1.2.3 (mswin32)
  2. fxruby 1.2.3 (ruby)
  3. fxruby 1.2.2 (ruby)
  4. fxruby 1.2.2 (mswin32)
  5. fxruby 1.2.1 (mswin32)
  6. fxruby 1.2.1 (ruby)
  7. Cancel installation
 > 7
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::RemoteInstallationCancelled)
     Installation of fxruby cancelled.

So why can't gem -f force use of the existing fox12 installation?