On 7/22/07, hemant <gethemant / gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/21/07, H H <appleman / gmail.com> wrote:
> > I tried to post this as a ticket to Ruby-WordNet trac as a ticket but
> > it kept rejecting it as "Possible Spam" so here it.  (For those of you
> > having problems running convertdb.rb and core dumps - jump to the end)
> >
> > Ubuntu 7.04
> > ruby 1.8.5 (2006-08-25) [i486-linux]
> > WordNet-3.0
> > ------------------
> > After much heartache I was able to successfully install Ruby WordNet
> > but some of the tests fail at the end when running 'ruby test.rb'.  I
> > am able to load up the library from Linguistics as well as separately
> > using require 'wordnet', but all commands bring back nil values.  The
> > pre-packaged download does not let me run the test.rb at all as it
> > returns:
> >
> > ./tests/wntestcase.rb:57:in `require': no such file to load -- test/
> > unit/mock (LoadError)
> >         from ./tests/wntestcase.rb:57
> >         from test.rb:15:in `require'
> >         from test.rb:15
> >         from ./utils.rb:665:in `verboseOff'
> >         from test.rb:14
> >
> > I tried installing the Test::Unit::Mock library but didn't get very
> > far.  I checked out the latest source code from SVN using:
> >
> > svn checkout svn://deveiate.org/Ruby-WordNet/trunk
> >
> > I was able to run the tests using this revision.  After successfully
> > converting the WordNet data files - I ran ruby test.rb and received
> > the following errors:
> > -------------
> > 0 patterns given on the command line
> > Required 3 files.
> > Loaded suite WordNet
> > Started
> > ..FF...FF.E.F...FFFFFFFFF
> > Finished in 0.787878 seconds.
> >
> >   1) Failure:
> > test_familiarity_for_testwords_should_all_return_a_fixnum(LexiconTests)
> >     [./tests/lexicon.tests.rb:92:in
> > `test_familiarity_for_testwords_should_all_return_a_fixnum'
> >      ./tests/lexicon.tests.rb:88:in `each'
> >      ./tests/lexicon.tests.rb:88:in
> > `test_familiarity_for_testwords_should_all_return_a_fixnum'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > <nil> expected to be an instance of
> > <Fixnum> but was
> > <NilClass>.
> >
> >   2) Failure:
> > test_grep_finds_compound_words(LexiconTests)
> >     [./tests/lexicon.tests.rb:137:in `test_grep_finds_compound_words'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > Exception raised:
> > Class: <NoMethodError>
> > Message: <"undefined method `[]' for nil:NilClass">
> > ---Backtrace---
> > ./lib/wordnet/lexicon.rb:278:in `grep'
> > ./tests/lexicon.tests.rb:138:in `test_grep_finds_compound_words'
> > ./tests/lexicon.tests.rb:137:in `test_grep_finds_compound_words'
> > ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run'
> > ---------------
> >
> >   3) Failure:
> > test_lookup_synsets(LexiconTests)
> >     [./tests/lexicon.tests.rb:156:in `test_lookup_synsets'
> >      ./tests/lexicon.tests.rb:151:in `each'
> >      ./tests/lexicon.tests.rb:151:in `test_lookup_synsets'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > <nil> expected to be an instance of
> > <WordNet::Synset> but was
> > <NilClass>.
> >
> >   4) Failure:
> > test_morphology_of_dictionary_word_should_return_root_word(LexiconTests)
> >     [./tests/lexicon.tests.rb:104:in
> > `test_morphology_of_dictionary_word_should_return_root_word'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > <"angry"> expected but was
> > <nil>.
> >
> >   5) Error:
> > test_perl_tests(LexiconTests):
> > WordNet::LookupError: Failed lookup of synset '00466621%n':No such
> > synset
> >     ./lib/wordnet/lexicon.rb:239:in `lookup_synsets_by_key'
> >     ./lib/wordnet/lexicon.rb:238:in `each'
> >     ./lib/wordnet/lexicon.rb:238:in `lookup_synsets_by_key'
> >     ./tests/linguawordnet.tests.rb:17:in `test_perl_tests'
> >     ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run'
> >
> >   6) Failure:
> > test_reverse_morphology_should_return_inverse(LexiconTests)
> >     [./tests/lexicon.tests.rb:129:in
> > `test_reverse_morphology_should_return_inverse'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > <nil> expected to be =~
> > </^angr/>.
> >
> >   7) Failure:
> > test_hyponym_traversal_with_no_block_and_false_second_arg_should_return_holonyms_but_not_the_origin(SynsetTests)
> >     [./tests/synset.tests.rb:208:in
> > `test_hyponym_traversal_with_no_block_and_false_second_arg_should_return_holonyms_but_not_the_origin'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > Exception raised:
> > Class: <NoMethodError>
> > Message: <"undefined method `traverse' for nil:NilClass">
> > ---Backtrace---
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:209:in
> > `test_hyponym_traversal_with_no_block_and_false_second_arg_should_return_holonyms_but_not_the_origin'
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:208:in
> > `test_hyponym_traversal_with_no_block_and_false_second_arg_should_return_holonyms_but_not_the_origin'
> > ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run'
> > ---------------
> >
> >   8) Failure:
> > test_hyponym_traversal_with_no_block_should_return_appropriate_hyponyms(SynsetTests)
> >     [./tests/synset.tests.rb:192:in
> > `test_hyponym_traversal_with_no_block_should_return_appropriate_hyponyms'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > Exception raised:
> > Class: <NoMethodError>
> > Message: <"undefined method `traverse' for nil:NilClass">
> > ---Backtrace---
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:193:in
> > `test_hyponym_traversal_with_no_block_should_return_appropriate_hyponyms'
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:192:in
> > `test_hyponym_traversal_with_no_block_should_return_appropriate_hyponyms'
> > ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run'
> > ---------------
> >
> >   9) Failure:
> > test_part_of_speech_should_return_the_symbol_part_of_speech(SynsetTests)
> >     [./tests/synset.tests.rb:243:in
> > `test_part_of_speech_should_return_the_symbol_part_of_speech'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > Exception raised:
> > Class: <NoMethodError>
> > Message: <"undefined method `part_of_speech' for nil:NilClass">
> > ---Backtrace---
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:243:in
> > `test_part_of_speech_should_return_the_symbol_part_of_speech'
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:243:in
> > `test_part_of_speech_should_return_the_symbol_part_of_speech'
> > ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run'
> > ---------------
> >
> >  10) Failure:
> > test_pos_should_return_the_synsets_singlechar_part_of_speech(SynsetTests)
> >     [./tests/synset.tests.rb:253:in
> > `test_pos_should_return_the_synsets_singlechar_part_of_speech'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > Exception raised:
> > Class: <NoMethodError>
> > Message: <"undefined method `pos' for nil:NilClass">
> > ---Backtrace---
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:253:in
> > `test_pos_should_return_the_synsets_singlechar_part_of_speech'
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:253:in
> > `test_pos_should_return_the_synsets_singlechar_part_of_speech'
> > ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run'
> > ---------------
> >
> >  11) Failure:
> > test_relations(SynsetTests)
> >     [./tests/synset.tests.rb:108:in `test_relations'
> >      ./tests/synset.tests.rb:105:in `each'
> >      ./tests/synset.tests.rb:105:in `test_relations'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > <#<WordNet::Synset:0xfb7945db0/1  (noun): "" ()>>
> > of type <WordNet::Synset>
> > expected to respond_to?<:instance_hyponyms>.
> >
> >  12) Failure:
> > test_synset_should_respond_to_traverse_method(SynsetTests)
> >     [./tests/synset.tests.rb:138:in
> > `test_synset_should_respond_to_traverse_method'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > <nil>
> > of type <NilClass>
> > expected to respond_to?<:traverse>.
> >
> >  13) Failure:
> > test_traversal_break_after_3_should_include_three_sets_plus_origin(SynsetTests)
> >     [./tests/synset.tests.rb:225:in
> > `test_traversal_break_after_3_should_include_three_sets_plus_origin'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > Exception raised:
> > Class: <NoMethodError>
> > Message: <"undefined method `traverse' for nil:NilClass">
> > ---Backtrace---
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:226:in
> > `test_traversal_break_after_3_should_include_three_sets_plus_origin'
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:225:in
> > `test_traversal_break_after_3_should_include_three_sets_plus_origin'
> > ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run'
> > ---------------
> >
> >  14) Failure:
> > test_traversal_with_false_second_arg_should_not_include_origin(SynsetTests)
> >     [./tests/synset.tests.rb:172:in
> > `test_traversal_with_false_second_arg_should_not_include_origin'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > Exception raised:
> > Class: <NoMethodError>
> > Message: <"undefined method `traverse' for nil:NilClass">
> > ---Backtrace---
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:173:in
> > `test_traversal_with_false_second_arg_should_not_include_origin'
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:172:in
> > `test_traversal_with_false_second_arg_should_not_include_origin'
> > ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run'
> > ---------------
> >
> >  15) Failure:
> > test_traversal_with_true_second_arg_should_include_origin(SynsetTests)
> >     [./tests/synset.tests.rb:149:in
> > `test_traversal_with_true_second_arg_should_include_origin'
> >      ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run']:
> > Exception raised:
> > Class: <NoMethodError>
> > Message: <"undefined method `traverse' for nil:NilClass">
> > ---Backtrace---
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:150:in
> > `test_traversal_with_true_second_arg_should_include_origin'
> > ./tests/synset.tests.rb:149:in
> > `test_traversal_with_true_second_arg_should_include_origin'
> > ./tests/wntestcase.rb:141:in `run'
> > ---------------
> >
> > 25 tests, 116 assertions, 14 failures, 1 errors
> > ---------------
> >
> > sudo ruby install.rb appears to work - but when using the library in a
> > ruby program nil values are returned.
> >
> > sudo irb
> >
> > require 'wordnet'
> > lex = WordNet::Lexicon::new
> > lex.lookup_synsets("shoe", WordNet::Noun)
> > => nil
> >
> > I'm not sure what I've done wrong up to this point.  Hopefully the
> > information I've provided can show it's something wrong on my end.
> >
> > For those of you looking for the instructions to get you to the point
> > where you can run the installation tests, I've provided the KEY steps
> > here for installation on Ubuntu 7.04:
> >
> > #Download Berkeley DB from Oracle (MUST BE 4.4 or earlier!)
> > wget http://download.oracle.com/berkeley-db/db-4.4.20.tar.gz #untar
> > and install per INSTALL file instructions
> >
> > #Get the ruby bindings for BDB (MUST BE VERSION 0.6.0 - I had core
> > dumps with using any other binding during the convertdb command)
> > wget ftp://moulon.inra.fr/pub/ruby/bdb-0.6.0.tar.gz
> >
> > #when compiling the bindings point to the proper headers
> > ruby extconf.rb --with-db-include=/home/johndoe/db-4.4.20/build_unix
> > make
> > sudo make install
> >
> > svn checkout svn://deveiate.org/Ruby-WordNet/trunk
> > ruby convertdb.rb /home/johndoe/WordNet-3.0/dict/
> >
> > Any information or help in getting the test and the wordnet library to
> > work - would be greatly appreciated.  Perhaps a brave soul can make a
> > gem out of it...
> >
>
> Henry,
>
> So far my experience with Ruby bindings for wordnet is, its stinking
> piece of shit. Its about time someone took ownership of this project
> and do something about it. I know I am not helping you much, but NLP
> is the one thing that makes me jealous of pythonists.
>


Not to mention link parser support in linguistic library,which doesn't
work at all.