wxRuby 2.0.0 problem


Hi all,

I’m having a problem getting the new wxRuby 2.0.0 to work. I’m using
64-bit Linux (Fedora) and I initially downloaded the pre-built 64-bit
file which didn’t work, so I gave up on that.

I decided to download the source file and compile that instead, based on
my recent experiences with 1.9.8 (see ‘Problems running samples’) and
all the help I received from Alex and Mario.

I ran ‘rake clean’ and ‘rake clean_src’ beforehand and then ‘rake gem
WXRUBY_VERSION=2.0.0’. This set the compiler going. I then entered ‘sudo
gem install wxruby-2.0.0-x86_64-linux.gem’.

Let’s see if that works…

$ ruby minimal.rb

[BUG] Segmentation fault
ruby 1.8.6 (2008-08-11) [x86_64-linux]

/usr/libexec/wxruby: No such file or directory.

Obviously it didn’t work. :frowning:

I’ve attached a text file from Bug Buddy if it’s useful.

Any help would be gratefully appreciated.


Just thought I’d better add that I’ve now fixed the problem (which was
my from own doing), after some investigation.

At some stage I must have entered ‘gem install…’ instead of ‘sudo gem
install…’ which created a gem in my home folder and seemed to confuse

After deleting the .gem folder and its contents from my home folder, it