[Ironruby-core] ironruby packages

Jimmy Schementi jimmy at schementi.com
Wed Jan 5 14:32:10 EST 2011


Hey Gordon,

We used to put IronRuby on RubyForge as well,
http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=4359, but stopped because we didn't think
anyone was using them. Sounds like pik was the one consumer, sorry! As for
the CodePlex direct link issue, I think there is a direct link (via HTTP
GET) that we could publicize, but I'm not sure what it is at this point,
though firing up Fiddler and watching what CodePlex does should answer the
question. If you can't figure it out, we'll find some other way of providing
a direct download link.

~Jimmy


On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Gordon Thiesfeld <gthiesfeld at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> I'm the author of pik[1], which is a tool similar to RVM, but for
> Windows.  I recently got a report that people can't install the latest
> IronRuby packages via pik [2].  This is because the latest packages
> aren't available on RubyForge.  Currently, pik just scrapes the
> rubyforge files page to determine what IronRuby packages are
> available.  I plan on coming up with a better solution than scraping,
> but my other concern is that I can't find any direct download links on
> codeplex.  You have to agree to their license agreement before a
> download can begin.
>
> If anyone has any ideas of how I can solve this problem, and improve
> pik's ability to install newer IronRuby packages, I would greatly
> appreciate it.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Gordon Thiesfeld
>
> [1] https://github.com/vertiginous/pik
> [2] https://gist.github.com/766812
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