The 1.0.1 release of ruby-growl allows ruby-growl to work on Tiger’s
Special thanks to Aslak Hellesoy for pointing out the problem and
Daniel B. for informing me that Array#pack is broken on Tiger.
ruby-growl is a UDP notification tool for Growl.
What is Growl?
Growl is a global notification system for Mac OS X. Applications can
register messages which Growl displays on the screen in a variety of
ways depending upon your preferences.
Growl’s existing Ruby bindings only work on Macs, and I wanted my non-
Mac machines to be able to send Growl notifications. I peeked inside
Growl’s remote-notification capabilities and wrote up some code that
uses UDP to send Growl notifications across the network.
For more information, see:
gem install ruby-growl
Or you can fetch the gem (or source .tgz) from RubyForge: