Have you tried running your executable in compatibility mode on
XP?  That has worked for me on some exerb executables.

Floyd

On Tue, 29 Oct 2002 01:10:23 GMT, "ursus major"
<someone / microsoft.com> wrote:

>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
>>
>>
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