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msys w/ FXRuby
59670 [normsu@pa th] normsu[170]$ uname -sr
+ 59691 [tpeters@in a] I ran into a similar problem when I compiled a ruby extension written in
+ 59695 [lyle@us rs s] I *doubt* this has been fixed on the (CVS) trunk or it would have been
+ 59700 [petr.fischer] #define alloca(size) __builtin_alloca(size)
+ 59709 [norman.su@ve] This worked great!  Thanks so much.
  59710 [lyle@us rs s] A pragmatic choice ;)

Regex Help Please
59673 [Graeme.Matth] ...
+ 59676 [heesobpark@y] You can do it using pcre.
| 59679 [sdate@kc rr ] HTTP 404 - ??? ?? ? ??
| 59680 [phasis@ko ne] Sorry, my typo.
| 59681 [sdate@kc rr ] Thanks a lot !
+ 59678 [sdate@kc rr ] ...

can initialize b overloaded
59683 [lokesh_svuce] class Point
+ 59684 [bulatz@in eg] no. use
+ 59685 [dblack@ca dl] It's valid, but it's not overloading: it's overriding.  The most

Environmental Technology Protecting Our Future
59686 [info@la df l] ...

HTML control for windows
59692 [jeff@ma ic a] Does anyone know of any work to embed an HTML display control in any
+ 59696 [xrfang@ho ma] Can you use WIN32OLE to call IE?
| 59698 [jeff.schilli] I would like it to appear in a controlled window (a subpane) of my app.
| 59704 [xrfang@ho ma] I belive the IE com control can do exactly what you want... for example
| 59775 [llothar@we .] Yes, but the IE com control must be embedded in the GUI toolkit via a
+ 59786 [repeater@lu ] i've done the above with the ruby:delphi Apollo library

testunit-0.1.5 install failure (may be setup.rb)
59694 [jim@fr ez .o] I have installed on FreeBSD and Sun with no problems.
+ 59711 [brian@co ln ] I don't have a fix, but I can confirm this.  I had trouble with it
| 59712 [lyle@us rs s] Nathaniel release testunit-0.1.5 (with the name change for
| 59713 [brian@co ln ] I'll keep that in mind if I ever get FXRuby or TestUnit compiled ;-)
| 59714 [jim@fr ez .o] If you need testunit on your mac, you can install it on your linux box
+ 59719 [nathaniel@NO] Yes, it is a known issue that installing fails on OS X, and I have no
  + 59720 [brian@co ln ] Well, I can't get to anything detailed at the moment (trying to pretend
  | 59722 [mwilson13@co] I figured out the problem.  The default stacksize on Mac OS X is 512
  | + 59723 [brian@co ln ] Thanks, that worked like a charm.  Now if only I could remember what I
  | + 60066 [nathaniel@NO] Hmmm... so, is it a problem with OS X, setup.rb, Test::Unit's use of
  |   60100 [mwilson13@co] I don't know about setup.rb or Test::Unit's use of setup.rb (I will try
  + 59721 [mwilson13@co] I'm using Mac OS X 10.2.3 and Ruby 1.6.8 preview 4 (12-19-2002).  I get
    59731 [jim@fr ez .o] su

mod_ruby - eruby - apache 2?
59699 [usenets@ny .] anyone work on that? i've been struggling to get the above combination to
59776 [llothar@we .] As far as i know there is no way to get this working with apache 2.

SOAP4R problems on Win2k
59724 [_soso@so th ] I installed Soap4r on Win2k and I get the following errors while
59889 [nahi@ke na t] Hmm.  The babelfish sample does not work...

How to query FLT_MAX from Ruby code?
59726 [lyle@us rs s] I hope I'm not setting myself up for a Doh! moment...
59729 [hal9000@hy e] Beats me. But if there's not, maybe there should be.
59752 [W.L.Kleb@la ] Dave sat with me a few years ago and helped me enter an RCR for this. I haven't
59772 [lyle@kn lo y] Date is September 21 (not sure of which year).

Python-style indentation for Ruby, in 8 lines of Emacs Lisp!
59727 [dfan@df n. r] I like Ruby a lot, but I really dislike seeing the following in the

installing ruby
59732 [zhoujing@co ] I have installed ruby1.6.7 using the *.tar.gz . Now I want uninstall
59740 [nobu.nokada@] ...
59744 [phlipcpp@ya ] RPM will overwrite. Just shoot it at your 'puter.

String#to_class?
59734 [tim@ba es id] TC_Foo
+ 59735 [nobu.nokada@] eval($1)
| 59737 [tim@ba es id] * Tim smacks head with palm.
| 59739 [gsinclair@so] I agree.  I've never needed to do this before, and wouldn't have thought of
+ 59736 [gsinclair@so] Are you ready, Tim?  This could hardly be easier.  Are you sitting down?
+ 59743 [dave@pr gp o] Cheers
| 59938 [pabs@pa lo r] of Class=20
+ 59937 [pabs@pa lo r] f Class=20

Apache2, mod_ruby, ruby 1.7.3 SUCCESS!
59738 [waisun.chia@] Just to let everybody know that I've successfully migrated my apps! ;-)
+ 59756 [usenets@ny .] Congrats! Would you mind telling us how to get the "working" CVS code? Also,
| 59770 [waisun.chia@] Instructions for anonymous CVS are on their respective web site's
| 59813 [usenets@ny .] Wai-Sun Chia, thanks again. After adding some configuration on the apache's
+ 59903 [james@ja es ] <snip/>

Ruby regexp and XEmacs font-locking
59745 [lelmore@at b] Font-lock works fine with most of rRuby on XEmacs, but regular

irb completion bug
59746 [jim@fr ez .o] I noticed an error with 173 and completion.

Howto write an image upload CGI script ?
59747 [delirious_no] being new to ruby _and_ CGI scripting I'm having some trouble writing an
+ 59751 [surrender_it] maybe you're looking for
+ 59764 [B.Candler@po] <form enctype="multipart/form-data" action="foo.rbx" method="post">
  59787 [delirious_no] Indeed

Virus Alert
59749 [security@po ] ...

Antigen found VIRUS= Exploit.IFrame.FileDownload (Kaspersky) viru s
59750 [ANTIGEN_ELSO] Antigen for Exchange found Unknown infected with VIRUS=

Embedding Ruby
59754 [dcarrera@ma ] I want to practice embedding Ruby, but it seems that I don't have the Ruby
59767 [decoux@mo lo] Well, if you are on a linux system you must install ruby-dev (or something

Quickest way to get md5 of a file?
59759 [coma_killen@] I wanna get the md5 checksums of files from within Ruby code.
+ 59761 [ted@da ac mm] What system?  Windows, I dunno.
+ 59762 [matz@ru y- a] ruby -r digest/md5 -e 'ARGV.each{|f|print f, " "; puts Digest::MD5.hexdigest(File.read(f))}' *
  59768 [mikkelfj-ant] This doesn't work on Windows 2K, Ruby 1.6.7 or 1.7.3-7
  + 59773 [tsyk@yk ri .] You can escape the vertical line using caret like this.
  + 59778 [eban@os ri .] ruby -r digest/md5 -le "ARGV.each{|f| print f, ' ', Digest::MD5.hexdigest(open(f, 'rb').read)}" *
    59781 [mikkelfj-ant] fails on directories though
    + 59784 [sdate@kc rr ] ruby -r digest/md5 -le "ARGV.each{|f| (print f, ' ',
    | 59789 [sdate@kc rr ] require 'digest/md5'
    + 59788 [eban@os ri .] ruby -r digest/md5 -e "ARGV.each{|f|test ?f,f and puts Digest::MD5.hexdigest(open(f, 'rb').read)+' '+f rescue Errno}" ?

smtp server
59763 [xrfang@ho ma] I plan to implement a SMTP server for my project. I want to use Ruby, at
59766 [daniel@ze ed] Why would you want to do that? If it is writing a toy implementation for
59774 [jason@ju ct ] SMTP is not easy to implement, the protocol itself is not too hard, but
59790 [ben@bl hr co] (...snip...)

ANN: frin Ruby/Tk interface to ratlast
59765 [neil@qu ll p] May I offer a small toy for Christmas a simple interactive editor for

'C' equivalent for ary.sort!
59769 [waisun.chia@] Rubyists,
59771 [nobu.nokada@] qsort()

Hash#update
59777 [ms@ia ta e. ] Has anyone ever proposed making Hash#+ a nondestructive equivalent of
59779 [kjana@dm la ] Just my obfuscated memory but....
+ 59782 [mikkelfj-ant] What about using the '^' operator?
| 59795 [gsinclair@so] I think
| 59796 [vjoel@PA H. ] That's especially good if you're using hashes as "characteristic
+ 59785 [ms@ia ta e. ] As you say, non-commutative '+' is common enough in programming.
  59794 [matz@ru y- a] No information lost by String#+ or Array#+, but Hash#update may lose
  59801 [austin@ha os] Hash#union, also Hash#| (not Hash#^).
  + 59803 [ms@ia ta e. ] Yes.  Can we have both?
  + 59841 [matz@ru y- a] Is it OK for you to lose values by the "union" method?  Not for me.
    + 59850 [martindemell] How about Hash#merge and Hash#merge! ?
    | 59856 [ms@ia ta e. ] Or,
    + 59861 [austin@ha os] Actually, it is. Union -- as in a set union -- only keeps one

Question regarding talking to a process
59780 [pbolaki@uw .] I am a new user to ruby and have been very impressed by it. I am trying to
59783 [mikkelfj-ant] application in
59832 [phlip_cpp@ya] I fear this thread avoids the OP's outer problem. Why do they need

attr_reader, etc.
59791 [gtzip@ea th ] ...
59793 [cyclists@nc ] Check the Pickaxe p. 24, or online
59798 [gtzip@ea th ] ...

ANN: REXML 2.4.5 and 2.5.3
59792 [ser@ge ma e-] Greetings, strangers.

Sending messages to a process
59797 [pbolaki@uw .] Thanks Mikkel...but let me try and explain again...I have to automate the
59811 [ysantoso@je ] Try IO.popen or open3 (usage below in case you are having a hard time

getting socket to compile on Mac OS X
59802 [jim@fr ez .o] Is there any secret to getting socket to compile on OS X?

Re: smtp server (OT)
59804 [jason@ju ct ] Qmail's greatest success nowadays seems to lie in acting as a

Calling super from some other method
59805 [matt@li ke .] class A
59806 [dblack@ca dl] Hmmm....  This sounds like one of the things in the "Mommy, where do
59817 [matt@li ke .] Thanks, I figured as much.

http header
59807 [gaga6@gm .d ] i want to sent an accept in a http header, but it doesn't work. I use this
59809 [decoux@mo lo] Well, it work for me try this
59812 [gaga6@gm .d ] okay but now I can only see what ruby does. I have a sniffer running to
59814 [decoux@mo lo] Your sniffer is broken, change it :-)

ANN: FreeRIDE 0.5.0 Release Candidate 1
59808 [curt@hi bs c] [drum roll...]
+ 59810 [martindemell] w00t!!! Can't remember the last time I've actually looked forward to a
| 59860 [bill@ta is c] I have tried installing the RPMs on a RH80 machine.  There seems to be a
| + 59863 [mike@st k. o] I build my own Fox on RH 8.0 and have found
| + 59952 [lyle@us rs s] The RPM situation seems to be pretty fragmented for both FOX and
|   59992 [tihen.willia] After being told that I needed this for Linux I understood, but the
|   59994 [lyle@us rs s] "... as soon as I choose new it crashes ..." ??
+ 59818 [YuriLeikind@] I just don't get where I should take FreeRIDE for
| + 59822 [Stephan.Kaem] Follow the link on the site
| + 59823 [mjbjr@be ud ] Maybe, it showed up after you sent your message.
+ 59829 [lists@de on ] So where's the debian package? :) In fact, I don't even see the rubyfx
| 59840 [curt@hi bs c] Sorry, we don't have anyone (at the moment) who has the knowledge and
| 60112 [batsman.geo@] batsman@kodos:~/germany/src/deb$ dpkg -l freeride libfox-ruby libfox-ruby1.7 libripper-ruby1.7 libfxscintilla1 l
+ 60005 [kfk@wa se ha] Great!
  60007 [lyle@us rs s] This indicates that your FOX library was built without support for PNG
  60043 [kfk@wa se ha] png.h is installed in /usr/local. The configure script seems to be

Re: FreeRIDE 0.5.0 Release Candidate 1
59815 [nemo@he lo r] Cool!
+ 59819 [rich@li hi o] FreeRIDE Developers -
+ 59825 [pbooth@no oi] Also, anyway to change the font?
  + 59828 [curt@hi bs c] Eventually, there should be a UI exposed to change and configure all such
  + 59831 [gordonhartle] Because I have an aversion to using courier, I also wanted to do this,
    59835 [nemo@he lo r] freeride/plugins/rubyide_fox_gui/fxscintilla/global_properties.rb
    59866 [nemo@he lo r] I have no idea what I did.  :(

ruby 1.7.3 [i386-mswin32] and mysql.so
59816 [Juergen.Lind] Can someone please give me a mysql.so suitable for

[FreeRIDE] Two enthusiastic thumbs up!! (was:Re: FreeRIDE 0.5.0 Release Candidate 1)
59820 [rich@li hi o] Guys - you did a great job!!

Q: Passing CGI params to next form ?
59821 [delirious_no] Still at my CGI script to upload pictures I have stumbled
59830 [delirious_no] Never mind; I finally figured it out myself.

MD5/SHA1 Source Code
59824 [jzakiya@ma l] Where can I find the ruby source code for the
59827 [lyle@us rs s] Look in the Ruby source code distribution, under the ext/digest/md5 and

GridFlow 0.6.4
59826 [matju@sy pa ] ruby-talk@ruby-lang.org, 0xFF@music.columbia.edu

Ruby track at OSCon
59833 [pate@ey er a] It looks like Ruby will be a part of the O'Reilly Open Source Convention
59842 [ptkwt@sh ll ] Wow, that's good news!

ruby-dev summary 19069-19150
59834 [maki@ru yc l] This is a summary of ruby-dev ML in these days.
+ 59838 [transami@tr ] and how about RDoc and my fav yamlrb?
+ 59843 [dave@pr gp o] I'd also vote for pp/prettyprint.
| 59845 [matz@ru y- a] Thay are in 1.7 already.
| 59849 [dave@th ma e] Oh - I thought we were voting for 1.6.8/9
+ 59844 [decoux@mo lo] not a good idea,
| 59846 [matz@ru y- a] Why?  You don't trust your products?
| 59847 [decoux@mo lo] They have  all the same bug : see bz2 and you'll find it because I've
+ 59848 [nakahiro@sa ] Thank you.
| + 59853 [ptkwt@sh ll ] If it's for 1.8, then I'd like to see raa-install included - yes it's a
| + 60072 [nj-google@ta] Beautiful! I always appreciate it when others mark things off of my
+ 59852 [dsafari@pa a] And Test::Mock please? I think it is already in CVS /rough somewhere.
+ 59867 [probertm@ac ] I'd love to see log4r in the standard distribution.
+ 59869 [ruby-talk@wh] A thought about the list below.  We currently request packages for the Windows
+ 59895 [W.L.Kleb@la ] I am very happy to see: narray and test/unit.

[ANN]RDE0.9.9.0 released
59836 [QZS01353@ni ] A merry christmas to all.
59858 [QZS01353@ni ] Some users reported to me that exceptions occures on exiting RDE.

go ahead, marshal ruby objects via html
59837 [transami@tr ] doing a lot of eruby/cgi scripting and discovered a neat way to pass entire
59839 [transami@tr ] yes i know, the name attribute of marshal_to_html isn't used. its meant to

ANN: ruby 1.6.8
59854 [matz@ru y- a] I just put the 1.6.8 release package on the ftp.  1.6.8 should be the
+ 59855 [mwilson13@co] Thank you!  Merry Christmas!
+ 59857 [tarasis@bt p] Merry Xmas Matz, I hope you enjoy the break!
+ 59859 [info@mj is d] thanks a lot for your work on the great programming language !!!!
+ 59864 [ruby@jo lh d] Thanks for this first Christmasgift i recived today.
+ 59878 [martindemell] Yay :) Merry Christmas to you too!
+ 59881 [kero@ch ll .] Ruby/Tk uses 100% CPU (as reported for a preview)
| 59883 [khindenburg@] Yea, I've seen/reported this behavior as well.  Apparently the person working
+ 59929 [wakou@ru y- ] Oh! I forgot 1.8.0 preview release!
  59931 [wakou@ru y- ] Telnet#print() is not add "\n". If want add "\n" then use Telnet#puts().
  59932 [wakou@ru y- ] If you want Array, use cgi.params['key']

Re: ruby 1.6.8
59862 [bobx@li ux a] Yessss my precious 1.8 it callssss to ussss.  :  )
59873 [ted@da ac mm] HP fan?
59874 [khindenburg@] LOTR I would say.
+ 59876 [bobx@li ux a] Actually both...but it was from LOTR.
+ 59877 [mgushee@ha e] HP?! Gosh, I have an HP printer, and I've never heard it going "sssss".

creating on the fly jpgs/pngs etc
59865 [here@no .c m] I want to create jpgs on the fly but I dont see any module for this. There
59868 [bcox@vi tu l] Very lightweight jpgs or heavy-weight flies? ;)
59875 [pabs@pa lo r] re

1.8.0-preview1 errata patch
59870 [knu@iD em ns] This fixes a build problem on some platforms (such as mswin32) and

rescue statement modifier behavior change in 1.8.0
59871 [cyclists@nc ] So I'm spending my Christmas Eve trying out new versions of Ruby. What a
59879 [matz@ru y- a] Yes.
59880 [cyclists@nc ] Thanks, Matz! Merry Christmas!

Ruby Weekly News
59872 [Dave@Pr gm t] Ruby Weekly News: 12/24/2002

test/unit question
59882 [sdate@kc rr ] I am learning to use test/unit framework included in ruby 1.7.3 (2002-11-17)
59884 [sdate@kc rr ] Found what I was doing wrong.

[ATTN] Prepare name freeze of RAA
59885 [nahi@ke na t] We are preparing RAA update to freeze project "name" field.
+ 59900 [jjenning@st ] 1. should i take the "ruby-" off?
| + 59901 [austin@ha os] IMO, yes.
| + 59911 [nakahiro@sa ] Thank you for your cooperation.
+ 59915 [nahi@ke na t] It slipped my mind that not a few person are already in
  59925 [ tom@u2 .c m] My preference is to see the ruby removed. Partly because within the RAA
  59926 [ tom@u2 .c m] I should think about my posts a little more... Sorting is of course not
  59945 [nahi@ke na t] Me, too.  I won't choose redundant name for my project.
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