[Backgroundrb-devel] How to make the UNIXSocket work on Windows

harini iyer harini.r.iyer at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 23:34:39 EST 2009


I have cygwin. Can you please tell me how to run this application on
cygwin. I am using eclipse radrails(aptana). I open a command shell of
the project and give the commands. How do I do this in cygwin?

Thanks,
Harini

On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 10:02 AM, Justin Wood
<justin.wood at trifectagis.com> wrote:
> I did a lot of messing around and installed cygwin and that worked.
>
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 5:19 PM, harini iyer <harini.r.iyer at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Win32-utils doesnt seem to have an interface for sockets. When I give the
>> 'ruby script/backgroundrb start' , I got an error in master_packet.rb saying
>> that UNIXSocket unimplemented. This was understood since I am working on
>> Windows Vista. However, I tried Socket.socketpair which did not work either.
>> Is there a workaround for this?
>> Is there a patch available for starting the backgroundrb server on
>> windows? I installed the win32-utils and I am still stuck on the
>> UNIXSocket.pair() error in the packet module.
>>
>> Thank You,
>> Harini
>>
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