On Sat, 22 Dec 2001 09:27:46 GMT, "Mark Hahn" <mchahn / facelink.com>
wrote:

>
>I'm a newbie at ruby lib building and need help.
>
>I built Ruby/GTK 0.26 on top of the win32 version of gtk
>(http://www.gimp.org/~tml/gimp/win32//) and it seemed to go well.  It
>generated a gtk.so, which I used to replace the gtk.so that shipped with my
>ruby cygwin.
>
>Now, when I try to run the gtk hello-world, I get this result:
>
>C:\cygwin\home\Administrator\ruby-gtk-0.26\sample\helloworld.rb:8:in
>`require': dlopen: Win32 error 126 -
>/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.6/i386-cygwin/gtk.so (LoadError)
>	from C:\cygwin\home\Administrator\ruby-gtk-0.26\sample\helloworld.rb:8
>
>Can someone tell me what a LoadError is?  I'm not sure how to proceed from
>here.
>
Error Lookup says "Module failed to load."
The obvious are:
1) Windows does not use *.so's.
2) gtk.so is not in the  path.