nobu.nokada / softhome.net wrote in message news:<200402121744.i1CHiVFH026372 / sharui.nakada.niregi.kanuma.tochigi.jp>...
> Hi,
> 
> At Fri, 13 Feb 2004 02:34:57 +0900,
> Alex Gutteridge wrote in [ruby-talk:92728]:
> > Googling for this error reveals that Marshal.dump was fixed in 1.8 to
> > not allow dumping of anonymous modules. Unfortunately I'm not sure I
> > understand why it's saying I'm giving it an anonymous module. Doesn't
> > the 'Trying to copy Bio::PDB' output mean that I'm giving it a
> > Bio::PDB object to dump?
> 
> It was a fixed bug.
> 
>   $ ruby-1.8 -v bio.rb
>   ruby 1.8.1 (2004-02-10) [i686-linux]
>   Trying to copy Bio::PDB
>   #<Bio::PDB:0x40317ca0>

Sorry, I'm not sure I understand. Are you saying that this is a bug in
Ruby that is now fixed? I'm using 1.8.1 as well, but my build date is
earlier than yours:

$ruby -v
ruby 1.8.1 (2003-12-25) [i686-linux]

Would I need to build Ruby from the latest cvs snapshot to get this
working?

Alex Gutteridge
alexg / ebi.ac.uk