[Ironruby-core] Platform

Ivan Porto Carrero ivan at flanders.co.nz
Thu Oct 29 03:29:31 EDT 2009


require 'caricature/clr' if defined?(IRONRUBY_VERSION)

But we do need to find a way to "fix" the rbconfig file because it would be
good to interrogate that sometimes.
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On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 8:25 AM, Nathan Stults
<Nathan_Stults at hsihealth.com>wrote:

>  I noticed that the PLATFORM and RUBY_PLATFORM constants returns the same
> string when running from MRI as from IronRuby. Is there a standard Ruby
> constant or Kernel method or something that will indicate that the
> interpreter is IronRuby as opposed to MRI? While it is certainly true that
> the OS is the same when running from both environments, it would seem pretty
> useful to me to be able to distinguish, as JRuby does, so we can write
> libraries that can selectively do things like selectively take advantage of
> the .NET BCL if present. There are probably easy enough ways to work around
> this, like ‘begin require System @platform=”ir” rescue LoadError end’ but
> using PLATFORM directly feels like it would be more elegant.
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