> If your Ruby/Tk scripts have no trouble on old event loop
> and the trouble is more than you can bear,
> please replace tcltklib.c and tk.rb with those of 1.6.7.

Hello,
  Thanks for the reply; I used 1.6.7 tcltklib.c/tk.rb with 1.7.3 and it
works fine.  I get warnings now, but at least I can use ruby/tk again. 
Txs.

% ruby tkhello.rb
/usr/lib/ruby/1.7/tk.rb:954: warning: parenthesize argument(s) for future
version
/usr/lib/ruby/1.7/tk.rb:1434: warning: parenthesize argument(s) for future
version
/usr/lib/ruby/1.7/tk.rb:1576: warning: parenthesize argument(s) for future
version
/usr/lib/ruby/1.7/tk.rb:1858: warning: parenthesize argument(s) for future
version
/usr/lib/ruby/1.7/tk.rb:2351: warning: parenthesize argument(s) for future
version
/usr/lib/ruby/1.7/tk.rb:3176: warning: parenthesize argument(s) for future
version
/usr/lib/ruby/1.7/tk.rb:3311: warning: parenthesize argument(s) for future
version