On Sep 2, 4:23  쮮 
> On Sep 2, 2009, at 4:58 PM, Chuck Remes wrote:
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> > On Sep 2, 2009, at 4:43 PM, Daniel Berger wrote:
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> >>> It can't seem to load a few of its dependencies like "windows/com".
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> >>> 1. The gem doesn't have a dependency on the windows-api gem.
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> >>> 2. The windows-api gem, after installation, doesn't have a lot of > >>> the
> >>> files that pr-win32ole wants to load.
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> >> There is no gem for pr-win32ole. All you should need to do is:
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> >> gem install windows-pr
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> >> That should install win32-api and windows-api automatically. It > >> should
> >> then "just work" as long as RUBYOPT is set. If it doesn't, please > >> give
> >> me a specific error you're getting.
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> > Well, I ran 'gem build pr-winole32.gemspec' so it was easy to install.
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> > I now have everything up and going. When I run my program, it > > crashes on a call toWIN32OLE_EVENT.message_loop.
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> > starting...
> > C:/Ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/pr-win32ole-1.0.0/lib/pr/win32ole.rb:
> > 701:in `[]=': index 8 out of string (IndexError)
> >  ú󯱮孱
> > win32ole.rb:701:in `ole_val2variant'
> >  ú󯱮孱
> > win32ole.rb:4481
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> >  > >  ú󯱮孱
> > win32ole.rb:5034:in `ole_msg_loop'
> >  ú󯱮孱
> > win32ole.rb:5039:in `message_loop'
> >  > > ChuckKit/lib/main.rb:165
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> > If that trace looks crappy, view it here:  𺯯篶>
> Okay, dug into the pr-win32ole code and this is what I found.
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> Line 701 was trying to access index 8 of a string with only 4 > characters. Backing up the stack I looked at where it was passed in > from and see that the +pvarResult+ variable passed into the lambda had > the value "\n\000".         >
> I don't know this code well enough to say where that came from > originally, but that explains the IndexError anyway. It looks like the > code that operates on those strings assumes they are 16 characters > long. That assumption blew it up.

It's been fixed in SVN. I'm curious if your code works with the
updated version.

Regards,

Dan