[Ironruby-core] Cucumber status

Will Green will at hotgazpacho.org
Mon Jun 15 00:22:03 EDT 2009


Ah ha! The key is to pass a --bindir argument to igem. I've updated my post
to reflect this change. Thanks, Jimmy and Jim!
--
Will Green
http://willgreen.mp/


On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 8:36 PM, Will Green <will at hotgazpacho.org> wrote:

> Looks like the GEM_BIN environment variable is one way folks swap between
> 1.8.6 and 1.9.1 of MRI on the same machine:
> http://www.jurisgalang.com/articles/show/Dual%20Ruby%20Installation
>
> <http://www.jurisgalang.com/articles/show/Dual%20Ruby%20Installation>I'll
> investigate setting this, along with GEM_HOME and GEM_PATH in dev.bat to the
> directory tree Jimmy suggested, and report back. Thanks for the pointer!
>
> --
> Will Green
> http://willgreen.mp/
>
>
> On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 6:25 PM, Jim Deville <jdeville at microsoft.com>wrote:
>
>>  One option is the bin folder that Jimmy suggested which is put into your path by the dev.bat script.
>>
>> I also want to say there is a GEMBIN environment variable or config option (for .gemrc or the gem command line), but I don't remember for certain.
>>
>> JD
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Will Green <will at hotgazpacho.org>
>> Sent: June 14, 2009 12:29 PM
>> To: ironruby-core at rubyforge.org <ironruby-core at rubyforge.org>
>> Subject: Re: [Ironruby-core] Cucumber status
>>
>>
>>  My pleasure! I hope others will find the guide helpful. Pleas feel free
>> to link to the post and publicize it any way you see fit.
>>
>>  As for the cucumber executables (cucumber & cucumber.bat), or any gem
>> that installs executable commands, these files are installed by the gem
>> command, by default, in the same directory as the ruby executable. Perhaps
>> some combination of setting GEM_HOME and GEM_PATH could allow them to be
>> installed elsewhere? My RubyGems-foo is not yet advanced enough.
>>
>>  I would hate for this to be a manual process for every gem install,
>> every time you rebuild IronRuby. I'm open to suggestions on automating this,
>> and ammending the post.
>>
>> -- Will Green
>> http://willgreen.mp/
>>
>>
>>
>> On Jun 14, 2009, at 2:42 PM, Jimmy Schementi <
>> Jimmy.Schementi at microsoft.com> wrote:
>>
>>    Thanks for the post! It will be very useful to people wanting to use
>> it. Mind if I put something similar on the “Real Ruby applications and
>> libraries” page?
>> <http://ironruby.net/Documentation/Real_Ruby_Applications>
>> http://ironruby.net/Documentation/Real_Ruby_Applications
>>
>>
>>
>> I have comment about the last section:
>>
>> *SUPER IMPORTANT NOTE!*
>>
>> Any time you rebuild IronRuby, the C# compiler will erase the contents of
>> the directory C:\Development\IronRuby\Merlin\Main\Bin\Debug. This
>> includes the cucumber and cucumber.bat files. The only way I know to rectify
>> this is to igem install -–no-rdoc -–no-ri cucumber once again.
>>
>> To avoid doing this, just have people create the cucumber.bat/cucumberfiles in Merlin/Main/Languages/Ruby/Scripts/bin, where all the other files
>> like that are (rails.bat, rake.bat, etc). I believe that directory already
>> copies to a build’s $(TargetDir), but if not you can either just add it to
>> the path or make it copy.
>>
>>
>>
>> ~js
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [
>> mailto:ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org<ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org>]
>> *On Behalf Of *Will Green
>> *Sent:* Saturday, June 13, 2009 10:48 PM
>> *To:* <ironruby-core at rubyforge.org>ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
>> *Subject:* Re: [Ironruby-core] Cucumber status
>>
>>
>>
>> I just wrote up a blog post detailing, step by step, the process I
>> followed to get Cucumber working with IronRuby. May be old hat to some of
>> you, but I figured that documenting my process might help others going
>> forward.
>>
>>
>>
>> <http://hotgazpacho.org/2009/06/cucumber-and-ironruby-it-runs/>
>> http://hotgazpacho.org/2009/06/cucumber-and-ironruby-it-runs/
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Will Green
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