[Ironruby-core] IronRuby on Mono

Sanghyeon Seo sanxiyn at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 09:44:52 EDT 2007


If you want to compile or to run IronRuby on Mono, the following
information should be useful.

NAnt build file is available here:
http://sparcs.kaist.ac.kr/~tinuviel/download/IronRuby/

When you run rbx.exe after building, you will meet "white on white"
text color problem (that is, if your terminal background is white).
For the time being, change the terminal background. :(

Use -X:TabCompletion option to avoid some keyboard input bugs.

You will see excessive debugging messages for the parser, and "Code
supposed to be unreachable" exception. These are caused by the same
bug.

ConditionalAttribute has no effect on template methods
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=325110

Fix the bug, or workaround the bug, or add yourself to bug's CC, or
pester Mono people to up the priority (however this doesn't mean it
will be fixed faster). I just wanted to let you know what the problem
is. The problem is that conditional attribute doesn't work with
generics on Mono.

-- 
Seo Sanghyeon


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