Sorry, that's sf.net/projects/jruby, and I should probably be plugging
jruby.sf.net instead, since that's the official home page. Sorry for
the mixup!

On 3/3/06, Charles O Nutter <headius / headius.com> wrote:
> JRuby does not provide its own set of .rb libraries to run off; it
> expects that you will have C Ruby available somewhere. Obviously this
> allows us to run 90% of Ruby code and libraries exactly as C Ruby
> does, since we both use the same .rb files. I believe you have two
> options:
>
> 1. Try setting RUBY_HOME to the base directory of your C Ruby install
> (i.e. where you would find bin, lib, and so on). The JRuby startup
> script should be able to see that location and use the .rb files
> directly.
> 2. If that fails to work (let me know!), you can simply copy the C
> Ruby .rb files into the JRuby distribution directory:
> - copy %RUBY_HOME%\lib\ruby\1.8 directory as a whole into
> %JRUBY_HOME%\lib\ruby, so you have %JRUBY_HOME%\lib\ruby\1.8
> containing all the same files.
>
> The second method is how most of the JRuby dev team runs JRuby, and it
> works very well. It also keeps JRuby separate from your Ruby install,
> so if you move or rename it JRuby will continue to work. It does,
> however, require to you update those libraries if you install a newer
> Ruby version. In the future, we hope to work out a way to distribute
> JRuby with the standard Ruby .rb files, so it provides a complete,
> working Ruby interpreter out-of-the-box...but that's a discussion for
> another day.
>
> JRuby also has a user mailing list on sf.net/jruby, the jruby-user
> list. Please join us and let us know if you have any more problems.
> Thank you for trying JRuby!
>
> On 3/3/06, Peter Piper <pp / nosuchemail.com> wrote:
> > Im trying to set up java and jruby on Windows, great work with the
> > recent developments.
> >
> > In some of the recent examples of irb running on jruby it is ran like:
> >
> > C:\rails>jruby C:\ruby\bin\irb
> >
> > If I run this I get:
> >
> > c:\ruby\bin\irb:10:in 'require': No such file to load -- irb (LoadError)
> > from c:\ruby\bin\irb:10"
> >
> > I have set both JAVA_HOME and JRUBY_HOME.
> >
> > Many thanks, Pete.
> >
> > PS. When setting JRUBY_HOME enviroment var it appears it cant have any
> > spaces in the path, this is on Windows. And is most likly something to
> > do this 'DOS'.
> >
> >
> > --
> > Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Charles Oliver Nutter @ headius.blogspot.com
> JRuby Developer @ jruby.sourceforge.net
> Application Architect @ www.ventera.com
>


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Charles Oliver Nutter @ headius.blogspot.com
JRuby Developer @ jruby.sourceforge.net
Application Architect @ www.ventera.com