[Nitro] How do I get started with RDog?

James Britt james_b at neurogami.com
Tue Jan 24 09:14:52 EST 2006

Michael Fellinger wrote:
> Ok, that's not easy to answer.
> First of all, rdog is quite experimental, and you might experience some 
> problems, but i guess you're prepared for that after longer nitro-use :)


OK, I'll give this a shot ans let you know how it goes.



> Next: go to rubyforge and download rdog - i've written some basic instructions 
> in the README - but i'm not sure it will work with 0.27 - my last upgrade was 
> done before moving to japan...
> However, next thing - rdog needs a 'hacked' version of rdoc, that fills the 
> database - you simple run it with
> rdoc-devel -f og
> rdoc-devel in this case is a link to the hacked rdoc, to avoid killing the 
> original rdoc-functionality.
> also make sure to adjust your rdoc.rb to point to the correct database - after 
> doing all that, you can use the model of rdog to query all the stuff :)
> I hope it doesn't turn out too difficult, but it has been much than that in 
> the past ;)
> In case you need some help, don't hesitate to mail here... i know there is lot 
> of stuff i still have to point out...
> also - this was one of my first ruby-programs - don't laugh about the code ^^
> ~~~~manveru
> Am Tuesday 24 January 2006 16:04 schrieb James Britt:
>>James Britt wrote:
>>>My apologies if this is off-topic, but what do I need to do to start
>>>getting RDoc serving Ruby API docs off of ruby-doc?
>>--------- RDog.  Not rdoc.
>>(I need to pay closer attention when running the spell checker.)
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