[Ironruby-core] [ANN] IronRuby 1.1.1 Released!

Ryan Riley ryan.riley at panesofglass.org
Sat Oct 23 13:19:48 EDT 2010


Anyone else having trouble installing gems? ir gem -S install ... no longer
runs at all, and when I run igem install, I get

PS C:\IronRuby1.1\bin> igem install rack sinatra --no-rdoc --no-ri
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (TypeError)
    can't convert NilClass into String

Am I alone in this?

Ryan Riley

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 2:40 AM, Dotan N. <dipidi at gmail.com> wrote:

> excellent!!! Thanks!
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 2:33 AM, Charles Strahan <
> charles.c.strahan at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Great news!
>>
>> -Charles
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 6:14 PM, Tomas Matousek <
>> Tomas.Matousek at microsoft.com> wrote:
>>
>>>  The IronRuby team is pleased to announce the release of *IronRuby 1.1.1
>>> * for .NET Framework 4, Silverlight 4 and Windows Phone 7, and *IronRuby
>>> Tools for Visual Studio*!
>>>
>>> All of these are of Alpha quality, the last stable version is still
>>> IronRuby 1.0.
>>>
>>> * *
>>>
>>> * *
>>>
>>> *Download IronRuby 1.1.1 now:***
>>>
>>> *http://ironruby.codeplex.com/releases/view/49097***
>>>
>>> * *
>>>
>>> * *
>>>
>>> This is the first release of IronRuby that aims to be *compatible with
>>> Ruby 1.9.2* and drops support for features specific to previous Ruby
>>> versions. We made the decision to not support 1.8.6, 1.8.7 and 1.9.1 anymore
>>> to simplify the implementation. We recommend using IronRuby 1.0 if you need
>>> 1.8.6 compatibility.
>>>
>>> In this release we implemented many 1.9.2 features. The language grammar
>>> is now fully compatible with 1.9.2, so any file that is a valid Ruby 1.9.2
>>> file should be correctly parsed. The runtime is not yet feature complete
>>> though. The list of unsupported features includes optional parameters to
>>> blocks, nested method parameters, some regular expression features, and
>>> others. In spite of these missing pieces, IronRuby 1.1.1 *runs simple
>>> Ruby on Rails 3* *applications* and passes most of the tests in RoR 3
>>> suite.
>>>
>>> For the first time we are also releasing *IronRuby integration to Visual
>>> Studio 2010*. It is bundled into the single IronRuby.msi you can
>>> download from CodePlex following the link above. The installer offers you an
>>> option to install IronRuby Tools if you have any non-Express SKU of Visual
>>> Studio 2010 installed on the machine. The tools also work with the free Visual
>>> Studio 2010 Integrated Shell<http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=8e5aa7b6-8436-43f0-b778-00c3bca733d3&displaylang=enhttp://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=8e5aa7b6-8436-43f0-b778-00c3bca733d3&displaylang=en>.
>>> The integration includes Ruby colorizer and syntax checker, interactive
>>> loop window, directory based project, and templates for common Ruby
>>> applications (including Ruby on Rails 3, Sinatra, Gems and Silverlight based
>>> browser scripting app).
>>>
>>> This release also fixes the following bugs:
>>> 4506 <http://ironruby.codeplex.com/workitem/4506> irb 1.9
>>> 4600 <http://ironruby.codeplex.com/workitem/4600> require 'rubygems'
>>> fails for 64Bit Process
>>> 5190 <http://ironruby.codeplex.com/workitem/5190> Thread Safety Bugs in
>>> RubyMetaBinderFactory.cs - Exception Thrown on Method's First Invocation
>>> 4958 <http://ironruby.codeplex.com/workitem/4958> foo = if 3.odd? ...
>>> gets NoMethodError
>>> 4994 <http://ironruby.codeplex.com/workitem/4994> several socket
>>> constants missing
>>> 4429 <http://ironruby.codeplex.com/workitem/4429> Release automation
>>> 4611 <http://ironruby.codeplex.com/workitem/4611> missing
>>> RUBY_DESCRIPTION
>>> 4957 <http://ironruby.codeplex.com/workitem/4957> Can't safely subclass
>>> IronRuby libraries ("super" doesn't resolve correctly)
>>> 4432 <http://ironruby.codeplex.com/workitem/4432> Improve irtests -p
>>> 5037 <http://ironruby.codeplex.com/workitem/5037> Incorrect loading of
>>> nested type groups in RubyModule.LoadNestedTypes
>>>
>>> IronRuby 1.1.1 is the last release from Microsoft before turning it to
>>> the new non-Microsoft coordinators. See Jason’s blog post<http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jasonz/archive/2010/10/21/new-components-and-contributors-for-ironpython-and-ironruby.aspx>that announces this transition for details.
>>>
>>> As always, if you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open
>>> an issue on CodePlex <http://ironruby.codeplex.com/WorkItem/Create.aspx>.
>>>
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>> *The IronRuby Core Team*
>>> Jim Deville <http://blog.jredville.com/>, Tomas Matousek<http://blog.tomasm.net/>,
>>> and Jimmy Schementi <http://blog.jimmy.schementi.com/>
>>>
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