[Backgroundrb-devel] Ruby with cygwin for backgroundrb

Nils Franzen nils at franzens.org
Thu Dec 3 05:57:16 EST 2009


Three years ago I had to use the cygwin ruby, never got backgroundrb 
working with the one-click installer ruby

Best,
Nils





harini iyer wrote:
> Thats exactly what I did. But I feel I am still going wrong somewhere.
> Could you please tell me which versions of Ruby adn Gems would work
> for cygwin? I am sure that I am making some mistake there.
>
> Thank you,
> Harini
>
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 2:16 PM, Justin Wood <justin.wood at trifectagis.com> wrote:
>   
>> Treat it like a completely separate environment do gem installs and updates
>> just like you would a new machine and that should get you there.
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 8:13 AM, harini iyer <harini.r.iyer at gmail.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> So I finally gave up trying to start the start the backgroundrb server
>>> on windows and I am trying to use Cygwin. However, I keep bumping into
>>> errors. I installed ruby (one click installer) amd rubygems0.9.3. But
>>> when i do a ruby setup.rb to install gems, it throws an error saying
>>> taht the ruby_version variable might be uninitialized <NoMethodError>.
>>> I have no idea how to proceed in order to make this backgroundrb work
>>> on cygwin.
>>>
>>> If there are any users who have made it work on cygwin, could you
>>> please tell me which version of ruby and gems are needed and how do i
>>> install them (coz apparently, i am just hitting errors all the time).
>>>
>>> Thank You,
>>> Harini
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