[Ironruby-core] Accessing open-uri from the same directory

Ivan Porto Carrero ivan at flanders.co.nz
Wed Jun 17 03:47:13 EDT 2009

it can be useful when  you want to deploy your application to systems where
you don't know if ironruby is installed etc. I'm doing the same for an
ironrubymvc application.
I still have to find a nicer solution to that maybe by reusing the ironruby
configuration to make those paths configurable.
Met vriendelijke groeten - Best regards - Salutations
Ivan Porto Carrero
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On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 6:11 AM, Shay Friedman <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:

> Hi Mohammad,
> It happens because open-uri tries to load the uri library and it fails
> to find it.
> I couldn't reproduce this behavior on my end...
> The uri library should be located at
> <path_to_merlin>\External.LCA_RESTRICTED\Languages\Ruby\redist-libs\ruby\1.8\uri.rb
> Is there a chance you're changing the $LOAD_PATH array?
> By the way, why would you want to copy the open-uri lib to your
> application directory? The standard library folder is a part of the file
> lookup paths, so no matter where your application is installed to, the
> standard libraries (like open-uri) will still be available.
> Shay.
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