problem with rainbows 3.2.0 and rbx

Mike Perham mperham at
Sat Apr 30 17:08:56 EDT 2011

That was it.  I added rainbows to my Gemfile and it started working.

My app is Rails 3 and therefore uses Bundler.  Thanks for your help!

On Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 10:14 AM, Eric Wong <normalperson at> wrote:
> Mike Perham <mperham at> wrote:
>> I just used my OSX system ruby and gems (had to update rubygems to use
>> bundler), same result:
> *Lightbulb!*
> 1) Is "preload_app true"?
> 2) your app uses Bundler?
> Try adding "rainbows" to your Gemfile and try runing with "bundle exec
> rainbows" instead of "rainbows".  "preload_app true" probably loads
> bundler in your case and causes Rainbows! require paths to be nuked.
> Rainbows! has to lazy load some of its internals in the worker process
> to allow SIGHUP to be used to switch concurrency models.
> --
> Eric Wong
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