Dealing with JRuby and jars

Eric Hodel drbrain at
Tue Jan 17 20:51:01 EST 2012

On Jan 12, 2012, at 10:29 AM, Luis Lavena wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Charles Oliver Nutter
> <headius at> wrote:
>> We want the external libraries to be fully functional gems. JRuby
>> already supports installing them like this (I know colons are bad,
>> we'll figure out something else):
>> gem install mvn:org.clojure:clojure
> So what you're suggesting, even you stated differently is that you
> want to pollute with maven artifacts wrapped as gems?

The following line is:

>> This creates a gem on the fly and installs it, and any scripts, tools,
>> etc that use RubyGems see it as just another gem.

So I take this to mean that the clojure gem only exists on the user's machine while installed and not on nor anywhere else.

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