On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 7:46 AM, Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 3:08 AM, Albert Schlef <albertschlef / gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi, people! I'm the original poster.
>
>
>> Now, suppose I want the documentation for File::new. What should I do?
>>
>> I do the following:
>>
>> $ qri File::new
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------- IO::new
>> IO.new(fd, mode_string) => io
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Returns a new IO object (a stream) for the given integer file
>> descriptor and mode string. See also IO#fileno and IO::for_fd.
>>
>>
>> That's wrong. I get documentation for IO::new that involves some numeric
>> 'fd' parameter.
>>
>> How do I get the documentation for File::new?
>
> I don't know. The problem might be that fastri is behind and recent
> changes to rdoc have led to incompatibilities. See the comments here
> http://blog.segment7.net/articles/2009/01/28/rdoc-rdoc_chm-rdoc_html_templates-2-3-0-released
>
> I fear that Mauricio has lost interest in his Ruby stuff and appears
> to have moved off to other shiny objects.

It looks like the solution is to go back to using ri rather than
fri/qri, sigh.  The ri command now uses a cache so that after the
first time, it's faster than it used to be.


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