On Jun 14, 2005, at 9:06 PM, Jason Foreman wrote:

> On 6/14/05, Austin Ziegler <halostatue / gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 6/14/05, Jamis Buck <jamis / 37signals.com> wrote:
>>
>>>> That seems weird. Is there anyone who can grant me access to a  
>>>> MacOS X
>>>> box with 10.4.1 to test this?
>>>>
>>>> JPEGs are supposed to be in network byte order. Jason, the other
>>>> option is to look at the ImageSize and see if it gives a similar
>>>> result.
>>>>
>>>> I want to solve this, but I don't have access to a MacOS X box. :(
>>>>
>>> For what it's worth, the manual built fine on my box (10.4.1).
>>>
>>
>> Okay. The next step, I guess, would be for Jason to see about sending
>> me the tiny logo JPEG in his gem directory to see if I can tell
>> anything intelligent about it. It seems to have been corrupted during
>> install, somehow.
>>
>>
>
> This is very odd.  All the JPEGs open fine in an image editor, but
> they don't work with PDF::Writer...
>
> Jamis, did you compile your own version of Ruby or patch the version
> that Apple distributes (I believe I used the Ruby on Rails installer
> for Tiger package) ?  I think compiling Ruby might be my next step.
> I've had this problem on two separate machines running 10.4.1.
>

Jason, yes, I did compile Ruby (well, used darwinports). I never even  
bothered using the one that came with Tiger, after hearing lots of  
people berate its brokenness.

- Jamis