On Mar 16, 10:06  ⮮
> On Mar 16, 10:05  ⮮
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>
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> > On Mar 16, 9:53   쮮
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> > > On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:37 PM, kpkilb... / gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I'm trying to install FXRuby, which apparently requires Fox to be
> > > > installed first, in order to run a Ruby program called IFMapper.
>
> > > > I'm running Mac OS X 10.5.6 and installed Ruby (though it does come
> > > > with the OS, so I'm not sure if that messed something up).
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> > > The easiest way to do it if you're using the built-in Ruby that comes
> > > with Leopard is to install the precompiled binary gem for OS X. I'm
> > > fairly sure that Apple also includes RubyGems with their Ruby
> > > distribution, but you can check by typing:
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> > > gem --version
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> > > If you don't have RubyGems installed, go take care of that first. Once
> > > it's set up, install the FXRuby gem for OS X:
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> > > sudo gem fxruby
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> > > And that should do the trick.
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> > > Hope this helps,
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> > > Lyle
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> > Thanks for the help.       
> > install Fox first because FXRuby relies on it (or maybe it's just the
> > IFMapper that needs it?). I saw it somewhere that I needed it, but
> > can't find it now.
>
> Sorry, I wasn't clear in the first post.    ɧ> trying to install prior to FXRuby.

For completeness, I just tried to install fxruby with the gem and it
worked!

kevin-p-kilburns-macbook:fox-1.6.35 KPKilburn$ sudo gem install fxruby
Password:
Need to update 29 gems from http://gems.rubyforge.org
.............................
complete
Select which gem to install for your platform (universal-darwin8.0)
 1. fxruby 1.6.19 (universal-darwin-9)
 2. fxruby 1.6.19 (x86-mswin32-60)
 3. fxruby 1.6.19 (ruby)
 4. fxruby 1.6.18 (universal-darwin-9)
 5. fxruby 1.6.18 (x86-mswin32-60)
 6. fxruby 1.6.18 (ruby)
 7. Skip this gem
 8. Cancel installation
> 4
Successfully installed fxruby-1.6.18-universal-darwin-9
Installing ri documentation for fxruby-1.6.18-universal-darwin-9...
Installing RDoc documentation for fxruby-1.6.18-universal-darwin-9...

BUT...

I get this when I try to run my program (indicating that fox16 is
still needed???)...

kevin-p-kilburns-macbook:downloads KPKilburn$ cd ifmapper-1.0.0
kevin-p-kilburns-macbook:ifmapper-1.0.0 KPKilburn$ ls
HISTORY.txt		IFMapper.rbw		TODO.txt		docs			lib			test
IFMapper.gemspec	README.txt		bin			icons			maps
kevin-p-kilburns-macbook:ifmapper-1.0.0 KPKilburn$ ruby ifmapper.rbw
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/fxruby-1.6.19-universal-darwin-9/ext/
fox16/fox16.bundle: [BUG] Bus Error
ruby 1.8.6 (2007-03-13) [universal-darwin8.0]

Abort trap
kevin-p-kilburns-macbook:ifmapper-1.0.0 KPKilburn$