[Ironruby-core] Chiron on linux

Ivan Porto Carrero ivan at whiterabbitconsulting.eu
Tue Mar 9 11:41:23 EST 2010


nah I was reviewing the chapter on silverlight earlier.
I'm not doing much silverlight at all :)
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On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 3:00 PM, Jimmy Schementi <
Jimmy.Schementi at microsoft.com> wrote:

>  Ivan,
>
>  Shouldn't that be a Mono bug then? Chiron just uses the .NET APIs for
> starting a process:
>
>      ProcessStartInfo startInfo = new ProcessStartInfo("
> http://localhost:2060");
>     startInfo.UseShellExecute = true;
>     Process p = new Process();
>     p.StartInfo = startInfo;
>     p.Start();
>
>  Are you still using Chiron for SL development? If so, any reason why
> you're still using it? Or are you using it just because it's a convenient
> local web-server?
>
>  ~Jimmy
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [
> ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] on behalf of Ivan Porto Carrero [
> ivan at flanders.co.nz]
> *Sent:* Monday, March 08, 2010 11:27 PM
> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> *Subject:* [Ironruby-core] Chiron on linux
>
>  Hi
>
>  the chiron /b command works on mac and windows but AFAIK it doesn't on
> linux based systems.
>
>  On debian and ubuntu systems often there is a package xdg-open installed
> which provides the same functionality as *start* on windows and *open* on
> mac.
> So if you check for the existence of xdg-open the experience on linux can
> be similar to the one on the other OS'es.
>
>  Ruby code:
> system "xdg-open #{chiron_url}" if `which xdg-open`.chomp != ""
>
>  Cheers
> Ivan
>
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