[Ironruby-core] Build issues?

John Lam (DLR) jflam at microsoft.com
Mon Dec 3 16:51:22 EST 2007

Tomas Restrepo:

> Am I the only one having issues building the current IronRuby/DLR code?
> Some of the issues I've noticed:
> 1- "rake compile" seems to brake for me always, because it deletes the
> output directory first but doesn't recreate it, and then the
> compilation for the resources in Microsoft.Scripting.dll breaks
> because of it.
> 2- Manually creating the output directory and then doing "rake
> compile_dlr" followed by "rake compile_ruby" works around the issue.
> But, that brings me to another point: There doesn't seem to be a rake
> option to build IronRuby.Libraries!

Umm ... rake compile_libraries?

Smells like you have an older version of the Rakefile there?

> 3- Building using msbuild.... not working so well, either, as some of
> the projects still seem to have project references that use the old
> directory names...

You'll need to use the IronRuby.sln solution and not Ruby.sln. This runs fine here:

msbuild /p:Configuration="Debug" IronRuby.sln


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