On Tue, 15 Jan 2008 15:50:13 -0500, Lyle Johnson wrote:

> On Jan 15, 2008, at 2:05 PM, Len Lawrence wrote:
> 
>> I am floundering here, again.
>> Having more or less decided to switch from rubytk to fxruby I have
>> installed FOX and the fxruby-1.4.7 gem in Mandriva 2007.  The simple
>> test program from David Berube's book Practical Ruby Gems does not
>> work.  In fact none of the package test examples will run either. They
>> all
>> fall down trying to load fox14...
> 
> <snip>
> 
>> and the error is:
>> /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
>> `gem_original_require': no such file to load -- fox14 (LoadError)
>>         from /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:
>> 27:in `require'
>>         from zeg.rb:2
>>
>> The gem search path is:
>> /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/fxruby-1.4.7 and the target is lib/fox14
>> which certainly exists and contains a number of ruby scripts;
>> aliases.rb, calendar.rb, core.rb, etc.
> 
> It sounds as though the gem installation failed at some point. What
> version of RubyGems are you using? Were there any error messages during
> the build?
> 
> Please note that FXRuby version 1.4.7 is a very, very old version which
> is no longer supported. It's quite possible that there have been changes
> to GCC, or Ruby, or RubyGems, or who-knows-what, that have rendered
> FXRuby 1.4.7 unbuildable in your particular development environment. Is
> there some reason why you can't use the latest release of FXRuby
> (currently, version 1.6.13)?

Sorry, I missed your first question.  Rubygems is 0.9.0.

Len