[Rubygems-developers] Issues, some Windows related:
chad at chadfowler.com
Sat Oct 23 16:41:28 EDT 2004
On 23-Oct-04, at 4:30 PM, Austin Ziegler wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Oct 2004 15:24:17 -0400, Chad Fowler <chad at chadfowler.com>
>> Thanks Austin. This is a bunch of nice detail that will help for the
>> next release. I've got to get a compilation environment setup on
>> windows I guess :(
> There's another point, and I'm not sure "whose" fault it is.
> I tried to do:
> gem install MultipartAlternativeLite latex needle neelix
> ObjectGraph packrat RedCloth Rodo rublog ruby-cache sqlite-ruby swin
> Syndic8-Ruby Technorati-Ruby vruby webgen
I've been thinking about adding this (and `gem install *gem`). It's
not implemented now.
> Just like I could do with rpa-base. It didn't work, so I changed it to
> a batch file, like:
> gem install MultipartAlternativeLite
> gem install latex
> gem install Technorati-Ruby
> gem install vruby
> gem install webgen
I'd love to blame this one on Microsoft ;) I guess we need to make a
change in the way gem.cmd is setup. I think there are different ways
to call other programs from batch files, but it's been 7 or 8 years
since I really knew :)
> On running this batch file, *only* the first call to gem (gem.cmd)
> actually ran. I'm not sure you can do anything about this, but it's
> important to know this limitation if it is the case (can gems be run
> from a Windows batch file?).
I guess I'm going to have to setup my Windows PC.
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