[Instantrails-users] how do I install plugins?

Curt Hibbs curt.hibbs at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 09:02:21 EDT 2007


On 10/5/07, Ed Love <ed at solutionsontap.com> wrote:
>
>
> > You also need to ensure that you are calling script/plugin from your
> > application's root dir(c:\InstantRails\rails_apps\my_app), not the
> > rails_apps dir.
>
> Yep, checked that. The script directory does exist:
>
> C:\InstantRails\rails_apps\ASdemo>dir script
>   Volume in drive C has no label.
>   Volume Serial Number is 8015-9C8D
>
>   Directory of C:\InstantRails\rails_apps\ASdemo\script
>
> 02/10/2007  04:23 PM    <DIR>          .
> 02/10/2007  04:23 PM    <DIR>          ..
> 02/10/2007  04:22 PM               812 index.htm
> 02/10/2007  04:23 PM    <DIR>          performance
> 02/10/2007  04:23 PM    <DIR>          process
>                 1 File(s)            812 bytes
>                 4 Dir(s)   7,754,866,688 bytes free
>
> That looks like a strange structure, I would have expected a file called
> plugin
> to live there!? Or is this some kind of ruby magic that simulates it? For
> what
> it's worth, cookbook works just fine. I'm currently looking to test the
> Active
> Scaffolding demo from their website.
> >
> >> Sounds like maybe you are in a standard cmd windows instead of one
> spawned
> >> by the Instant Rails UI. You need to either use the Instant Rails menu
> to
> >> open your cmd window, which sets the Ruby path, or you need to modify
> your
> >> system path variable to include the path to the InstantRails Ruby
> binary.
>
> Yep, tried that as well, but thanks for the reminder! Also tried differend
> slashes, windows/unix style. Hmmm ... this is most puzzling. Has anyone
> else
> successfully installed plugins this way?


How did you get that directory structure? It is definitely not a Rails
directory structure (look at the structure for one of the sample apps).

Curt
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