[Ironruby-core] Experiences building IronRuby from source

John Lam (IRONRUBY) jflam at microsoft.com
Fri Sep 5 11:23:17 EDT 2008


Hello Sticky:

> 1. What is /svn/trunk/runfirst.cmd? Do I really need stuff put into
> %USERPROFILE%? I will ultimately be running under ASP.NET.

Yes, if you want to run the RubySpec test suite.

> 2. There are many warnings in the various projects about weird
> references to mscorlib (which is automatically referenced) and "System"
> without a version. Can I propose a patch with updates to the vcproj
> files?

Can you provide details? I don't see them here.

> 3. The Ruby.Console and IronRuby.Tests projects both have a project
> file reference to "..\..\App.config" -- is this required? This is a
> build error. There's no App.config file in /svn/trunk/

I omitted this file by mistake (it's a strange special case in our mirroring script), but it's fixed in r140 which I just committed.

Thanks,
-John



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