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

Ivan Porto Carrero ivan at whiterabbitconsulting.eu
Fri Feb 26 07:38:16 EST 2010


You can also look at the Mono.Native and Mono.Posix
It's all in there already

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 10:48 PM, Tomas Matousek <
Tomas.Matousek at microsoft.com> wrote:

> It would actually be better *not* to use FFI whenever possible. Native
> code interop is platform specific and thus would require us to maintain
> multiple implementations. If there is a managed API in Mono that does what
> we need we should use it.
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> Tomas
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> *From:* ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:
> ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] *On Behalf Of *Jim Deville
> *Sent:* Thursday, February 25, 2010 1:34 PM
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> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Ironruby-core] Anyone interested in implementing Etc
> module for Mono?
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> I don’t think we have time to do FFI for our 1.0, but it would be useful to
> have it implemented soon after J
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> JD
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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 1:28 PM
> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Ironruby-core] Anyone interested in implementing Etc
> module for Mono?
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> I can try it next week once I have my machine set up again. I'm unable to
> try it until then, unfortunately. Also, I noticed that JRuby is sharing the
> same implementation (or similar), but both are based on FFI, not straight up
> Ruby.
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> Has anyone started working on an IronRuby FFI impl? If not, would it be
> better to start working on this and get Etc working with FFI?
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> Ryan Riley
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> Email: ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
> LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanriley
> Blog: http://wizardsofsmart.net/
> Twitter: @panesofglass
> Website: http://panesofglass.org/
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> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 2:42 PM, Shri Borde <Shri.Borde at microsoft.com>
> wrote:
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> I think we should be able to use it. I shall double-check and let you know.
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> In the meantime, would it be possible to manually copy the file into the
> lib folder try to run igem on *nix to see if there are other blocking
> issues?
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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 12:29 PM
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> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Ironruby-core] Anyone interested in implementing Etc
> module for Mono?
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> Sorry, link: http://github.com/evanphx/rubinius/blob/master/lib/etc.rb.ffi
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> Ryan Riley
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> Email: ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
> LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanriley
> Blog: http://wizardsofsmart.net/
> Twitter: @panesofglass
> Website: http://panesofglass.org/
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> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Ryan Riley <ryan.riley at panesofglass.org>
> wrote:
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> 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.
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> Ryan Riley
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> Email: ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
> LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanriley
> Blog: http://wizardsofsmart.net/
> Twitter: @panesofglass
> Website: http://panesofglass.org/
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> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Shri Borde <Shri.Borde at microsoft.com>
> wrote:
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> 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
> LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanriley
> Blog: http://wizardsofsmart.net/
> Twitter: @panesofglass
> Website: http://panesofglass.org/
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> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 2:20 PM, Shri Borde <Shri.Borde at microsoft.com>
> wrote:
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> 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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