Jamis Buck <jamis / 37signals.com> writes:

>> 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.

Wasn't the default Ruby broken wrt byte-order when packing?
That could be a fair reason.

> - Jamis
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