I suggest to:

- install GNU barcode from
http://www.gnu.org/software/barcode/barcode.html
- use Latex to import postscript files generated by GNU barcode
- use ruby to glue those tools

have fun,
   Oliver

listrecv / gmail.com schrieb:

> I'd like to be able to generate barcodes from Ruby (to a PDF document).
>  What is the best way to do this?
>
> Does it suffice to just get some barcode fonts, and use those, or do I
> need special libs?  Any help appreciated.