On Sep 29, 2009, at 18:20 , Michael W. Ryder wrote:

> Ryan Davis wrote:
>> On Sep 29, 2009, at 12:00 , Michael W. Ryder wrote:
>>> The first time it installed a bunch of dependencies.  I just ran  
>>> it  again and after saying that it was installing RDoc files for  
>>> nitpick  the following message appeared:
>>> lib/nitpick/sexp_extension.rb:3:23: ':' not followed by  
>>> identified  or operator
>>> Trying to just use nitpick --help results in a bunch of error   
>>> messages.  Could this be related to the version of Ruby (1.8.4)  
>>> or  that I am running this on Windows XP Pro?
>> 1.8.4?!?
>> yes. you should update.
>>
> I updated to 1.9.1 and now it is complaining that ParseTree does not  
> work with 1.9.1.  Now what do I do?

ParseTree only works up to 1.8.7. ruby_parser will work for 1.9.x, but  
it doesn't work for getting ASTs for procs or other live objects.