[Ironruby-core] Can't build under Mono

Charles Oliver Nutter charles.nutter at sun.com
Tue Aug 5 20:46:37 EDT 2008


Sanghyeon Seo wrote:
> 2008/8/6 Jim Deville <jdeville at microsoft.com>:
>> Come to think of it. Is there a reason to call ruby.exe on Windows? Windows has the PATHEXT variable, and it will find ruby.exe if you call ruby in the right location. Am I missing something? Or should we make the runners call ruby instead of ruby.exe?
> 
> This is true. Just executing "ruby" will do the right thing both on
> Windows and UNIX. I thought the idea was to warn users if they don't
> have Ruby installed, or if there are more than one Ruby installations.
> So I did the minimally intrusive change to keep that.

Bah, just use whatever PATH finds.

- Charlie


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