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

Ryan Riley ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
Fri Feb 26 09:07:55 EST 2010


Awesome! Thanks for the tips! I should have my env set up early next week
and will give it a go.

Regards,

Ryan Riley

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On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 6:38 AM, Ivan Porto Carrero <
ivan at whiterabbitconsulting.eu> wrote:

> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> Tomas
>>
>>
>>
>> *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
>>
>> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
>> *Subject:* Re: [Ironruby-core] Anyone interested in implementing Etc
>> module for Mono?
>>
>>
>>
>> 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
>>
>>
>>
>> JD
>>
>>
>>
>> *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?
>>
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> 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?
>>
>>
>> Ryan Riley
>>
>> Email: ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
>> LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanriley
>> Blog: http://wizardsofsmart.net/
>> Twitter: @panesofglass
>> Website: http://panesofglass.org/
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 2:42 PM, Shri Borde <Shri.Borde at microsoft.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> I think we should be able to use it. I shall double-check and let you
>> know.
>>
>>
>>
>> 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?
>>
>>
>>
>> *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
>>
>>
>> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
>> *Subject:* Re: [Ironruby-core] Anyone interested in implementing Etc
>> module for Mono?
>>
>>
>>
>> Sorry, link:
>> http://github.com/evanphx/rubinius/blob/master/lib/etc.rb.ffi
>>
>>
>> Ryan Riley
>>
>> Email: ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
>> LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanriley
>> Blog: http://wizardsofsmart.net/
>> Twitter: @panesofglass
>> Website: http://panesofglass.org/
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Ryan Riley <ryan.riley at panesofglass.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>> 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
>>
>> Email: ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
>> LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanriley
>> Blog: http://wizardsofsmart.net/
>> Twitter: @panesofglass
>> Website: http://panesofglass.org/
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> *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?
>>
>>
>>
>> If no one has done this by the time I'm moved and have a machine again,
>> I'll be happy to do it.
>>
>>
>> Ryan Riley
>>
>> Email: ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
>> LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanriley
>> Blog: http://wizardsofsmart.net/
>> Twitter: @panesofglass
>> Website: http://panesofglass.org/
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> Anyone interested in tackling this problem?
>>
>>
>>
>> Shri
>>
>>
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