Folks:

I have latest available of ruby, tk, and exerb on windows xp.  I can get the
exerb examples to work. I cannot get /any/ Tk script to work, even the
simplest 'Hello'.  Always get 'abnormal termination' error.

Alan Walkington

"Armin Roehrl" <armin / xss.de> wrote in message
news:200210281602.38756.armin / xss.de...
> Hi,
>
> I left unix and tried sth. on windows as I need
> to ship one .exe for windows-land.
>
> I installed the magic 1-click installer
> (ruby -v says 1.7.2; 2002-07-02)
> and exerb-2.2.0
>
> Maybe I installed the wrong versions
> or need to set some magic variable.
>
> Any help would be highly appreciated.
>
> first problem:
> I look at .example/example3.rb
> --
> cd example
> ruby sample3.rb #works
> ruby -r exerb/mkrbc sample3.rb  #works
> exerb.rb -c gui sample3.rbc # works
> sample3.exe # a window pops open .. LoadError
>                        #  no such file to load vr/contrib/vrwincomponent
>                        # in example/vr/contrib   vrwincomponent.rb does
exist
> --
>
> 2nd problem:
> I tried out a simple fox hello world skript
> --Ruby code: fxtest2.rb---
> require "fox"
>
> include Fox
> application = FXApp.new("Hello", "FoxTest")
> application.init(ARGV)
> main = FXMainWindow.new(application,
>   "Hello", nil, nil, DECOR_ALL)
> FXButton.new(main, "&Hello, World!", nil,
>   application, FXApp::ID_QUIT)
> application.create
> main.show(PLACEMENT_SCREEN)
>
> application.run
> ---
>
> ruby fxtest2.rb #works
> ruby -r exerb/mkrbc fxtest2.rb #works
> exerb.rb -c gui fxtest2.rbc #works
> fxtest2.exe #abnorminal termination
>
> If s.b. has sample3.rb of fxtest2.rb working,
> please provide exact versions of exerb and ruby
> used and also info whether I must set any variables
> manually.
>
> Thanks,
> -Armin.
>
> -----------------------------------------------
> Armin Roehrl, http://www.approximity.com
>
>