eRuby is similair to PHP where the code is actually embedded in the
HTML. Mod_Ruby is like mod_perl allowing for ruby Ruby scripts to be
run efficiently on the server side.

On Mon, 12 Jul 2004 22:25:22 +0900, Jonas Hartmann
<mail / jonas-hartmann.com> wrote:
> Whuuu, there is modruby and eruby, what is the difference/their jobs?
> 
> --
> best regards
> Jonas Hartmann
> eMail  : Mail / Jonas-Hartmann.com
> mobile : +49 160 99 2 44 679
> phone  : +49 6151 2 79 45 97
> 
> On Jul 12, 2004, at 5:51 AM, Nicholas Van Weerdenburg wrote:
> 
> > The following worked for me:
> >
> > http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?ModRubyWithRuby181
> >
> > In general, look over http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?RubyOnMacintosh
> > for more Ruby on Macintosh information. And if you have find anything
> > new, please add to the pages! There are a lot of repeat Mac questions
> > that would be nicely summarized on the wiki.
> >
> > The other thing I did to configure on Mac was get readline working
> > with irb. I downloaded the bundle linked to on this page (it worked
> > fine for me on 10.3)-
> >   http://cherryville.org/8896/ruby_readline_for_mac.html
> >
> > irb is an interactive ruby interpreter that is helpful when learning
> > ruby. readline enables command history in it.
> >
> > Nick
> 
> 
> >
> >
> > Jonas Hartmann wrote:
> >
> >> Welcome list, I am new to this and to ruby :-)
> >> I want to start ruby and use it instead of php where it is possible
> >> to write small and medium sized web applications using sql and xml. i
> >> tried that in php but was not happy with the object orientation.
> >>
> >> I hope that ruby will force me into more oop-like coding style and
> >> enable more possibilities - I once did java for a short period
> >>
> >> Can one hand me over some tutorial/documentation links how to set up
> >> ruby/eruby and configure apache on Mac OS X? apache is already
> >> running:
> >> http://ionas.homeunix.org/
> >>
> >> I was following the following information:
> >> http://modruby.net/en/index.rbx/mod_ruby/install.html#label-0
> >>
> >> ionas:~/Desktop/eruby-1.0.5 ionas$ ./configure.rb
> >> --with-apxs=/usr/sbin/apxs --enable-shared
> >> checking whether we are using gcc... yes
> >> checking Ruby version... 1.6.8
> >> checking for default charset... iso-8859-1
> >> checking whether enable shared... yes
> >> creating config.h
> >> creating Makefile
> >> ionas:~/Desktop/eruby-1.0.5 ionas$ make
> >> gcc -g -Os -pipe -no-cpp-precomp -fno-common -DHAVE_INTTYPES_H
> >> -pipe -pipe -Wall -I. -I/usr/lib/ruby/1.6/powerpc-darwin7.0 -c
> >> eruby_lib.c
> >> ar rcu liberuby.a eruby_lib.o
> >> cc -g -Os -pipe -no-cpp-precomp -fno-common -DHAVE_INTTYPES_H   -pipe
> >> -pipe -Wall -I. -I/usr/lib/ruby/1.6/powerpc-darwin7.0 -dynamic
> >> -bundle -undefined suppress -flat_namespace  -L/usr/lib eruby_lib.o \
> >>          -ldl -lobjc -o liberuby.bundle.1.0.5
> >> gcc  -L/usr/lib eruby_logo.o eruby_main.o -L. -leruby
> >> /usr/lib/ruby/1.6/powerpc-darwin7.0/libruby.a -ldl -lobjc -o eruby
> >> gcc: /usr/lib/ruby/1.6/powerpc-darwin7.0/libruby.a: No such file or
> >> directory
> >> make: *** [eruby] Error 1
> >> ionas:~/Desktop/eruby-1.0.5 ionas$
> >>
> >>
> >> There simply is no libruby.a - how do I get that libary now? how can
> >> I compile it from where?
> >>
> >>
> >> ionas:/usr/lib/ruby/1.6/powerpc-darwin7.0 ionas$ ls -ha
> >> .               dln.h           node.h          rubyio.h        util.h
> >> ..              env.h           pty.bundle      rubysig.h
> >> version.h
> >> config.h        etc.bundle      rbconfig.rb     sdbm.bundle
> >> defines.h       fcntl.bundle    re.h            socket.bundle
> >> digest          intern.h        regex.h         st.h
> >> digest.bundle   nkf.bundle      ruby.h          tkutil.bundle
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Best regards
> >> Jonas Hartmann
> >> eMail  : Mail / Jonas-Hartmann.com
> >> mobile : +49 160 99 2 44 679
> >> phone  : +49 6151 2 79 45 97
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> 
>