Richard Conroy wrote:
> On 5/1/07, Logan Capaldo <logancapaldo / gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 4/30/07, fkc_email-news @ yahoo dot com <fkchang2000 / gmail.com> wrote:
>> >   Is there a std way to do this?
>>
>> Seems like, since you are already using java, that it would be better 
>> to use
>> jruby. http://jruby.codehaus.org/
> 
> Yes I second that. JRuby has some excellent features, but one of the nicest
> for a Java shop is that you can bundle Ruby code in java containers 
> (jar/war).
> Which I think would really help the OP, if he wants a convenient way to
> organise the Ruby elements under SVN.
> 
> Though I have to wonder about about storing the Ruby runtime - thats 
> kind of
> overkill isn't it?
> 
> OT: This brings me to an issue that I have been pondering for some time:
> - what is the minimum (file size) configuration of a Ruby Runtime install?

With no gems and no docs included, we have a "jruby-complete" jar file 
that has the full JRuby runtime plus the standard libraries we support 
(most of them) that's around 3MB. Not too shabby for a complete Ruby 
interpreter.

java -jar jruby-complete.jar -e "puts 'hello'"

- Charlie