[Ironruby-core] Implementing socket

John Lam (DLR) jflam at microsoft.com
Sun Dec 2 11:18:35 EST 2007


Terence Lewis:

> I've been playing around with the IronRuby source for a couple of days
> trying to figure out how to start an implementation of socket.

Excellent!

> Unfortunately I've run into some roadblocks, and I'd appreciate any
> advice you guys can give:
>
> 1)  Where should my source file(s) live?
> 2) How do I get the ruby line "require 'socket'" to work?

For the time being, please just make it a Built-In since we don't have require 'zzz' where zzz is a module inside of IronRuby.Libraries working.

> 3) Is "module" the correct ruby term for what the socket library is?
> (I.e is socket a ruby "module"?)

Sure, works for me :)

Thanks,
-John



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