On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 3:10 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 17, 7:36=A0pm, Alex DeCaria <alex.deca... / millersville.edu>
> wrote:
>> Just installed Ruby 1.9 and tried to run one of my TK applications that
>> works using Ruby 1.8. =A0There doesn't appear to be a 'TK' library in Ru=
by
>> 1.9. =A0Where/how can I get and install the 'TK' library?
>>
>
> The Tk bindings in RubyInstaller has not been included.
>
> The reason for that is simple: finding the proper Tk package, manage
> to automate the unpacking and verify that Ruby does the good job in
> picking it up during compilation takes time.
>
> All the above thing is what we call a build recipe. At this time,
> nobody wrote it. But I'm open to add extensions if someone takes the
> stab and create the recipe *using rake tasks) to build it.
>
> The repository is here:
>
> http://github.com/oneclick/rubyinstaller/
>
> Once implemented and tested, just send a pull request and will get
> those changes tested and then merged.
>
> Is extremely important the Tk package Ruby will links against could be
> unpacked, *not installed*. Installation sometimes requires certain
> levels of right that some users don't have when working with the build
> recipes.
>
> Also, because the recipes should document the process, not hide a
> dependency or specific of a version outside the repository.
>
> Hope this shed some light on this.

Luis, is it possible at all to *add* Tk bindings to a copy of Ruby
that has already been installed via RubyInstaller?