zyzygy / telstra.com wrote:
> Hi All
> 
> Apologies if this is a FAQ but I've not been able to find it.
> 
> I am considering writing an app that would run on many different
> platforms, Linux x86, mainframe linux, AIX and Windows are likely.
> The Java runtime environments will already be installed on all of
> these but the SDK won't and I am not likely to be allowed to install
> the SDK on the many machines that would run the app.
> 
> Is it possible to package up my ruby app, and a stripped down Jruby
> for distribution, requiring only the JRE on the target machine?

Absolutely.  Look at the rawr library.

http://gitorious.org/projects/rawr

It offers a variety of ways to bundle up JRuby apps.  Happy Camper uses 
it when distributing our commercial apps.



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