[Ironruby-core] Anyone interested in implementing Etc module for Mono?

Ryan Riley ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
Thu Feb 25 15:28:14 EST 2010


Looks like Rubinius already has a Ruby impl. of Etc for FFI. It's licensed
with BSD. Is that problematic? If so, I'll start from the specs.

Ryan Riley

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On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Shri Borde <Shri.Borde at microsoft.com>wrote:

>  Cool! Let us know if you have any questions.
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> *From:* ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:
> ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] *On Behalf Of *Ryan Riley
> *Sent:* Thursday, February 25, 2010 8:27 AM
> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Ironruby-core] Anyone interested in implementing Etc
> module for Mono?
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> If no one has done this by the time I'm moved and have a machine again,
> I'll be happy to do it.
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> Ryan Riley
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> Email: ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
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>  On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 2:20 PM, Shri Borde <Shri.Borde at microsoft.com>
> wrote:
>
> http://ironruby.codeplex.com/WorkItem/View.aspx?WorkItemId=3543 blocks
> using RubyGems on *nix. It should be fairly easy to implement Etc.rb as pure
> Ruby code using the File functionality. The spec for Etc is at
> http://www.ruby-doc.org/stdlib/libdoc/etc/rdoc/classes/Etc.html. RubyGems
> just seems to need Etc.getpwuid.
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> Anyone interested in tackling this problem?
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> Shri
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