Interesting... although it sounds a bit insecure since you don't
authenticate and it's being run in the clear over the wire.

I wonder if there's a way to get ruby to tunnel this via ssh.

On May 4, 7:37 pm, Charles Lowe <aquas... / gmail.com> wrote:
> I wasn't able to find this functionality in rails to begin with, so I
> wrote a small wrapper to allow you to provide direct IRB shell access
> into any long running app (for debug purposes, or as a way to control a
> remote machine).
>
> In your app, just require irb/server.rb (http://pastie.caboo.se/58859),
> then run irb/client.rb (http://pastie.caboo.se/58858), passing it the
> DRb url.
>
> This allows me to run an IRB window on my local machine, with access to
> the currently running rails app on my server.
>
> Hope you find it useful...
>
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