On Oct 23, 2008, at 05:54 , Dave Baldwin wrote:

> Couldn't find anything in the change notes.
>
> ruby -v
> ruby 1.8.6 (2008-03-03 patchlevel 114) [universal-darwin9.0]
> a = *[10]    => a = 10
>
> macruby -v
> MacRuby version 0.3 (ruby 1.9.0 2008-06-03) [universal-darwin9.0]
> a = *[10]    => a = [10]
>
> May be a problem with macruby though.
>
> Dave.

don't thread hijack. start a new thread.

> On 23 Oct 2008, at 10:27, Luca Peduto wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>> great gem!
>> Only one question: is it possible to use trollop on Windows machine?
>> when I run this code on a XP machine (ruby t.rb --help):
>> ---------- start code ------------------------
>> require 'trollop'
>> opts = Trollop::options do
>> version "test 1.2.3 (c) 2008 William Morgan"
>> banner <<-EOS
>> Test is an awesome program that does something very, very important.
>>
>> Usage:
>>      test [options] <filenames>+
>> where [options] are:
>> EOS
>>
>> opt :ignore, "Ignore incorrect values"
>> opt :file, "Extra data filename to read in, with a very long option
>> description like this one", :type => String
>> opt :volume, "Volume level", :default => 3.0
>> opt :iters, "Number of iterations", :default => 5
>> end
>> Trollop::die :volume, "must be non-negative" if opts[:volume] < 0
>> Trollop::die :file, "must exist" unless File.exist?(opts[:file]) if  
>> opts[:file]
>> --------- end code ---------------------------------
>>
>> i obtain this error message:
>>
>> C:/Ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/trollop-1.10.1/lib/trollop.rb:504:in
>> ``': No such file or directory -
>> stty size (Errno::ENOENT)
>>       from C:/Ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/trollop-1.10.1/lib/ 
>> trollop.rb:504:in
>> `width'
>>       from C:/Ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/trollop-1.10.1/lib/ 
>> trollop.rb:521:in
>> `educate'
>>       from C:/Ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/trollop-1.10.1/lib/ 
>> trollop.rb:657:in
>> `options'
>>       from t.rb:3
>>
>> Any hints? Maybe I need curses library?
>> Thanks
>>
>> Luca
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 7:40 AM, wmorgan-ruby-talk / masanjin.net
>> <wmorgan-ruby-talk / masanjin.net> wrote:
>>> Reformatted excerpts from rogerpack2005's message of 2008-10-21:
>>>> Thanks for trollop.  It has quickly become quite popular at my
>>>> workplace.
>>>
>>> Glad to hear it!
>>> --
>>> William <wmorgan-ruby-talk / masanjin.net>
>>>
>>>
>>
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