i’m brand new to Ruby, but i like what i’ve seen by now.
- coding on a GNU/Linux-machine
- creating GUI-programs (if possible with the luxus of a GUI-designer)
- compiling (or packing) against linux and win32 (=cross-compiling)
( 4) the compiled executable should fit on one 1.44-floppy … if
I want to share my programs to friends of mine (mostly windows-user),
and i dont want any installation-routine - i just want one executable
(or a folder with exe, dll/so, textfiles, etc) - so that i can explain
them: “download [file] from [url], unzip, and double-click on
i searched the web for the last 3 days, but couldn’t find really
anything that matches point 3) from above - i tried exerb (of course)
but couldn’t create a working fox-gui-program (perhaps that was just a
fault of some miss-matching versions :-? ) … but fox could be good - i
Then i tried RubyScript2Exe, but it’s not possible to cross-compile with
it (will it ever be??) (does it run through wine? - haven’t tried yet).
Another problem with it: i can’t use UPX with a
RubyScript2Exe-OutputFile … dont know why.
so, if someone of you does have any hints, ideas, links, experiences,
etc for me - please tell me about them.
… and dont try to convince me to give up my goals - you wouldn’t
Meillo r e t u r n s