On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 11:02 PM, Patrick Bayford <pbayford / talktalk.net> wrote:
> Some assistance please - I have a Ruby project, which I started in Ruby
> 1.8.6/7, some time ago. It involves several custom data classes, which
> can have up to 500 multi-field items in "lists". The size of the data
> means that file storage is crucial, however, with the massive changes
> made to yaml.rb in Ruby 1.9.n, I find that, although I can load existing
> data from file, I can't find a way to save it back to file. Anyone got
> any suggestions where to start?

Did you consider using Marshal?

> I'd prefer using a proper database but can't get any of those to behave
> properly either!!!

What does that mean?

Kind regards

robert

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