Make sure you don't have any stray 'puts' in your code for debugging - 
that usually crashed rubyw when I was using it with wxRuby.

Nick

Matt Mower wrote:
> Hi folks,
> 
> I hope someone can help me with this.  I'm using the latest one-click
> installer of Ruby 1.8.2 on Windows XP-SP1 and am having problems with
> rubyw (i.e. the headless ruby interpreter).
> 
> I have no problems with ruby.exe and for a simple test (e.g. writing a
> line of text to a file) rubyw works okay, however for applications
> which make use of fxruby I get the following error reported:
> 
> |---------------------------
> |Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library
> |---------------------------
> |Runtime Error!
> |
> |Program: c:\ruby\bin\rubyw.exe
> |
> |This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.
> |Please contact the application's support team for more information.
> |
> 
> On advice from Curt Hibbs I deleted all previous fxruby installations
> and made sure that I had the latest fxruby installed, i.e. 1.2.3
> (ms-win32).
> 
> Whenever I run an app it opens the window, maybe paints the contents,
> and then crashes.
> 
> Can anyone help me fix this?
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Matt
>