84004-84403 subjects 84412-84946

Ruby compilation problems
84184 [shailesh@ca ] ...
84185 [thomas_adam1] [..snip..]
84186 [shailesh@ca ] Following is the gcc version being used.
84187 [hgs@dm .a .u] That is likely to be the problem.  I remember this: 2.96 should

Webrick doc
84190 [botp@de mo t] I am dumb.
84196 [sugawah@at g] There is a homepage dedicated to Webrick.
84211 [botp@de mo t] but the page is old -v1.6 only. And no docs still.

Standard location for site_ruby?
84191 [jim@fr ez .o] Is there a standard location for site_ruby?
84192 [thomas_adam1] It is all to do with the LSB (Linux Standard Base) and FHS (File Hierachy

Syntax for end recursion
84194 [Robert.Koepf] does ruby have a syntax or some way to tell it to use end recursion.
84195 [Peter.Vanbro] Maybe I'm wrong, but isn't that impossible in this case since the last

Translating artifical intelligence examples from C to Ruby
84197 [tom@in oe he] As a learning exercise, I'm translating the examples from M. Tim Jones'

Antwort: Re: Syntax for end recursion
84198 [Robert.Koepf] Yes, tail means the same as my end.

vwait and tkwait on Ruby/Tk (Re: tcltklib and not init'ing tk)
84201 [nagai@ai ky ] I implemented them on the CVS. If you are interested in them,

improve UTF8 suport on Ruby/Tk
84202 [nagai@ai ky ] If you are interested in the following ChangeLog, please try it.

vim 6.2 + vim-ruby don't work
84204 [gcao@le ur e] I just downloaded the latest vim 6.2 and vim-ruby snapshot 2003-10-12 and
84205 [brett_willia] Are you using Windows?  On *nix you don't put the ftplugin etc. directories
84207 [gcao@le ur e] Yeah I'm using Windows XP.

regexp problem
84210 [dragoncity@i] I'm trying to detect the string "0,0,0"  ( that's  numeric comma numeric
84212 [michael_s_ca] Your first "comma" there is a period, which would be ok except you've
84213 [billk@ct .c ] Also, /\d,\d,\d/
84215 [zdennis@mk e] If your 'numerics' can be numbers larger then 0-9 then I'm going to add to

United States President Confidence Poll
84216 [SurveyUser@Z] We are asking a few questions on the publics confidence in US President

RubyConf Reminder: One Week left to register!
84218 [chad@ch df w] This is a last friendly reminder that full RubyConf registration ends in

[ANN] DbTalk 0.74 preview
84221 [dali@in ul .] I would like to announce availability of DbTalk 0.74 preview.

Error reporting in Racc
84223 [jim@fr ez .o] I think I finally have got a handle on parsing with

OT: Strict typing on large projects
84224 [michael_s_ca] I don't necessarily mean to stir a pot here, but was reading an
+ 84225 [chad@ch df w] # I don't necessarily mean to stir a pot here, but was reading an
+ 84226 [ rc@pg n. rg] (a) PHP is a poor language for a number of reasons.
  84227 [dan@si he or] This isn't why C is a weakly typed language. (C doesn't, strictly
  + 84228 [James.Weiric] Actually, you don't even need casts to demonstrate weak typing in C.
  | 84229 [michael_s_ca] PHP
  | 84230 [ rc@pg n. rg] I understood that. I'd never accuse you of holding such an
  | 84231 [michael_s_ca] *chuckle*  Don't be so sure; I'm mundane in the extreme, if that makes
  + 84280 [pbrannan@at ] int main()
    84281 [dan@si he or] Function calls are a form of cast, albeit a hidden one, and the trick
    84319 [pbrannan@at ] I think you misunderstood what I was saying.

Restart Debugger
84234 [dcorbin@ma h] The Perl debugger has a handy command to restart it with all your breakpoints

POLS ANT file pattern in Ruby
84235 [robert@ro ot] ...
+ 84237 [rasputin@id ] Good luck with this - I was talking only yesterday about
+ 84243 [dblack@su er] Just eyeballing it, I would expect this assertion to be true.  I guess

rubylucene - new & improved
84236 [erik@eh tc e] I had the pleasure of working with Rich Kilmer for a bit last weekend
+ 84239 [chad@ch df w] # I had the pleasure of working with Rich Kilmer for a bit last weekend
| 84247 [tom@in oe he] Fixed now, please give it another try.
+ 84245 [jamesUNDERBA] Wondering (as I was) what 'rubylucene' and 'Lucene" are?

regex look behind
84238 [zdennis@mk e] I noticed that Ruby supports lookaheads (??=), but does ruby support look
+ 84240 [zdennis@mk e] Please Note that  (??=) was to be (?=).
+ 84250 [flori@pi g. ] No, it doesn't. Anyway, you can compile your Ruby 1.6.8 or 1.8 with the

rubynet-announce Digest, Vol 8, Issue 1
84242 [rubynet-anno] Send rubynet-announce mailing list submissions to

Have You Seen Rake?
84246 [jweirich@on ] You might want to take a look at Rake

Outdated page(s) on ruby-lang.org?
84248 [hal9000@hy e] A guy I (barely) know just tried to download Ruby
84278 [ jupp@gm .d ] 1.8 may be a newer stable version but the claim is right.
84282 [jamesUNDERBA] The claim is not that 1.6.8 is *a* stable version, but *the* stable
84294 [matz@ru y- a] Since all www-admins are Japanese, English pages tend to be slow to be
84296 [sean@ce so t] Matz, how "alive" is Ruby there in Japan?  I have always felt that it's
+ 84299 [botp@de mo t] sir Matz, can we try documenting technically all ruby methods/objects?
| 84308 [gsinclair@so] Your wish will be granted in time, Botp.  But remember that "all ruby
+ 84301 [matz@ru y- a] How do I measure "alive"-ness?
  84303 [sean@ce so t] That's really encouraging!  Thanks for that insight.

ANN: rjava
84251 [hessmann@sp ] RJava enables you to use Java classes from ruby using ruby-like syntax. For
+ 84263 [harryo@qi so] lemented on this machine (NotImplementedError)
| + 84264 [gsinclair@so] Fork is a unix system call which is not implemented in Windows.  It is
| | 84265 [harryo@qi so] I knew that much :-).  I just didn't know whether Ruby "faked" it on Windows, as it does with its own threading.
| + 84271 [hessmann@sp ] Well, I don't have Windows installed at home. The fork() is used to start the
+ 84266 [jamesUNDERBA] Sounds sweet (though I've noticed it is currently only for non-Windows).
  + 84268 [mwilson13@co] This presents an opportunity for me to propose that things installed in
  + 84272 [hessmann@sp ] Well, I thought this is the most intuitive way to use it. As compromise I'll

Ruby speed comparison
84252 [m_hillbrand@] I want to use ruby as an embedded scripting language within a c++ server. As

Email Harvesting
84253 [ruby-talk@pc] I've been receiving a lot of Swen emails to my ruby-talk address lately.
+ 84254 [lists@po ll ] That's because this list is mirrored to usenet (see
| 84321 [austin@ha os] This has nothing to do with it. I've got a dedicated usenet address
| 84326 [ruby-talk@pc] yes, this is also not very good.  i'm betting this generates a lot more
| 84329 [ryan@dl go z] My $.02 = Attempting to hide all the emails does more harm than good... it
| + 84330 [michael_s_ca] to
| | 84331 [gvaughn@gi a] I agree that email mangling causes as many problems as it solves,
| | + 84333 [chris@m- ud ] Problem is that it makes Google useless for searching the archives.
| | + 84335 [hgs@dm .a .u] Yes, see October DDJ for one, but do we really want to exclude blind
| |   84343 [Ruben.Vandeg] Another disadvantage of such a system is that it will prevent people
| |   + 84345 [ruby-talk@pc] can someone please, please describe the issues associated with mangling
| |   + 84346 [hgs@dm .a .u] Yes, agreed.
| |     84352 [Ruben.Vandeg] agreed. but i thought that it wouldn't be that much of a problem if
| |     + 84353 [ruby-talk@pc] heh, ok, so either we have a harvester, or some #!@#!$^@ on the list is
| |     | 84406 [chr_news@gm ] Since the gateway news => mail is broken I have an incentive
| |     + 84354 [hgs@dm .a .u] Not much of a problem for whom?
| |     | 84393 [Ruben.Vandeg] If you would really really want the original poster's address, you
| |     + 84377 [drbrain@se m] I've added the following procmail rule, and am 100% PE/COFF virus free
| |       84391 [Ruben.Vandeg] Thanks, but i personally don't experience much trouble from these
| + 84342 [ruby-talk@pc] Hey, I don't have problems capturing spam, I just don't want it reaching
+ 84355 [dan@si he or] That turns out not to be the case.

new to Ruby
84255 [damien@co ey] I'm new to the Ruby programming language and have a question.  Hope this
84279 [ jupp@gm .d ] OS?
84290 [damien@co ey] ...

FWD: Bug in Yaml.rb WAS: [Re: Bug In Ruby 1.8.0 Stops Slider]
84259 [jason@li ar ] Below is a transcript of an email between myself and the developer for

Re: Bug in Yaml.rb WAS: [Re: Bug In Ruby 1.8.0 Stops Slider]
84260 [ruby-talk@wh] You're using Ruby 1.8.0?  Both yaml.rb and syck should come
84261 [hal9000@hy e] This may be slightly OT, but I had a similar experience

Re: Enumerable#inject is surprising me...
84269 [matz@ru y- a] It's a bug.  I fixed it in the latest CVS.

wxruby <=> ruby-gtk2
84273 [kgergely@ml ] Can anybody tell me basic differences using wxwindows and gtk2 GUI with
84275 [imobachgs@so] Well, GTK2 and wxWindows are different things. wxWindows is an abstraction

[ANN] ruby-dev summary index
84276 [aamine@lo er] This page is going to be updated on every weak,
84347 [gsinclair@so] Thanks Aoki-san, I really appreciate this information.
84349 [gsinclair@so] Oops, forgot link.  See below.

[ANN] #ruby-gnome2 @ irc.gnome.org
84277 [laurent@da a] The Ruby-GNOME2 project has now an IRC channel on the GNOME IRC network.

Any shift/reduce experts out there?
84283 [jim@fr ez .o] I am developing a grammar used in Racc.
+ 84284 [rpav@me hl .] I could be wrong---it's been awhile since I really did this---but I
| 84285 [jim@fr ez .o] XS : /*empty*/ | X | XS X ;
| 84287 [ruby-talk@pc] well, you're production doesn't match this does it?  try putting empty
| 84300 [jim@fr ez .o] It does. What I found out is that the XS rule is ok, but it did not
| + 84313 [ruby-talk@pc] yeah, ok.
| + 84317 [jweirich@on ] I'm reaching deep into the my personal memory banks from the days I
|   84320 [kjana@dm la ] Yes, in theory LL(1) parser doesn't treat left-recursive rules, so you
+ 84286 [jim@fr ez .o] to

Mutex and Ruby Documentation Online
84288 [sean@ce so t] I'm running into that mutex problem, where I need the same process to be able
+ 84291 [jbritt@ru y-] You may want to poke around on http://www.ruby-doc.org
| 84295 [sean@ce so t] Thanks a bunch!  You know, I thought I couldn't possibly be so dense as to
| + 84297 [chad@ch df w] #
| + 84298 [jbritt@ru y-] There used to be a link to ruby-doc.org on the main page of
+ 84293 [gfb@to es ft] Take a look at monitor.rb in the standard Ruby distribution. It allows

Cologne/Bonn Ruby user group?
84289 [ jupp@gm .d ] Anybody (besides me :-) interested in a Ruby user group in the region
84312 [lists@po ll ] Here's one interested Ruby nuby from Cologne.

[ANN] Ruwiki 0.6.1
84292 [austin@ha os] Ruwiki is an easy-to-configure, easy-to-use, and easy-to-extend Wiki written

[MEETING] CORE Meeting Oct. 25th
84302 [djberg96@ya ] CORE (COlorado Ruby Enthusiasts) will be having a
84304 [wirianto.dju] Wish CORE existed when I still live in Denver :(

Time: safe way to go to next day?
84305 [emmanuel.tou] When i have a Time object, to get to next day i do: myTime += (60*60*24)
84306 [nobu.nokada@] If you just want dates, what about date.rb?
84307 [emmanuel.tou] but where is all this stuff documented?
84309 [dali@in ul .] If you need just the date part you may probably ignore timezone as well. Use
84310 [dali@in ul .] a, built-in classes (e.g. Array, String, Time etc.)

Formal Language Semantics
84311 [christopher.] Does anyone know where I can get the formal language semantics for Ruby
84314 [matz@ru y- a] Unfortunately no.  I am too casual person to be formal.
84318 [christopher.] Thanks for your response; at least I can stop looking now. :)
84324 [batsman.geo@] Any possibility we might be able to see that someday?

become: method
84315 [Pierre.Jacob] In Smalltalk we can use the method become: to turn object A into object B.
84316 [decoux@mo lo] See [ruby-talk:19761]

Ruby with gcc 2.91?
84325 [hal9000@hy e] I know this is old, but I have a situation where

[Q] Array not Comparable?
84332 [wkb@ai ma l.] In the past I have sorted arrays of arrays and so I knew that Array
84359 [emmanuel.tou] i'm surprised nobody answers this. a quick google doesn't find anything
84361 [decoux@mo lo] [ruby-talk:22363]
84366 [gsinclair@so] A. "Arrays are not comparable in general."
84368 [decoux@mo lo] Well, if you look at the classes which include Comparable you'll see that
+ 84369 [gsinclair@so] class Array
| 84370 [decoux@mo lo] You find logical to say that 2 arrays are comparable (this is, in sort,
+ 84375 [wkb@ai ma l.] Guy,
  84376 [decoux@mo lo] ruby give you the possibility to sort an array, but it don't say that 2

weird(?) thought about programming languages
84334 [achou@te le ] ...
+ 84336 [jamesUNDERBA] I tried reading that, but after about three or four chapters I decided I
+ 84371 [cpine@he lo ] If a language included its own parser as an object in the language, then you
  + 84380 [achou@te le ] ...
  | 84382 [achou@te le ] ...
  + 84385 [aaronson@yo ] Smalltalk has late-bound mutable classes, and the class responsible for

Self compiled ruby (cygwin) + ruby-dbi + mysql...stuck.
84338 [michael_s_ca] I'm trying to get a self-compiled ruby under cygwin to work with the

Request for XML Project Info
84339 [james@ru yx ] I'm working on a presentation for the upcoming Ruby Conference (you
84367 [james@ru yx ] Oops.

Re: mysql for win
84340 [dali@in ul .] One more question: Is there a binary distribution of the mysql client library
84344 [jfontan@ce g] I've found ruby-mysql (http://raa.ruby-lang.org/list.rhtml?name=ruby-mysql), its 100% ruby so I think it will be easier to use it from windows (you do not have to compile anything). I have only tried it in linux and works fine. It should be easy to make it work with ruby-dbi as seems to have the same API as mysql-ruby (the one you have to compile).
84356 [michael_s_ca] (http://raa.ruby-lang.org/list.rhtml?name=ruby-mysql), its 100% ruby
84357 [jfontan@ce g] if (host == nil or host == "localhost") and defined? UNIXSocket then
84358 [michael_s_ca] then
84362 [jfontan@ce g] I am not fixin it, I'm disabling a feature :). By default if UNIXSockets
84364 [michael_s_ca] UNIXSockets

Ruby-oriented Linux distro?
84341 [hal9000@hy e] There's been some talk of something like this in the past.
84348 [gsinclair@so] What about onlist?  Sounds interesting to me.  What are the project
84351 [andrew@wa ro] Sorry - missed the beginning of this thread, but it was I who spoke of this
+ 84360 [mgarriss@ug ] I was playing with an idea like this awhile back.  I've always hated
| 84363 [andrew@wa ro] Snap. Infact djb's daemontools were the inspiration for my ruby init-script
| 84390 [mgarriss@ug ] Working on this now, I'll let you know.  I have a new box (well it's on
| 84394 [bg-rubytalk@] Ugh, tell me about it.  What's worse is when you have to pass a CFLAGS
| + 84398 [andrew@wa ro] I have almost completed x86-64 support in rubyx (64bit native). The Rubyx
| | 84413 [ben@th ng ag] Cool stuff, I'd like to check it out.
| | 84414 [andrew@wa ro] I'll answer for x86; x86-64 should be similar when complete
| | 84417 [bg-rubytalk@] So what is "Rubyx" so far?  What code exists there that makes it distinct
| + 84399 [sean@ce so t] Gentoo-style, all the way; you can produce a sub-distro with pre-compiled
+ 84365 [gsinclair@so] I'm not in much of a position to try it out myself, but I'd certainly
+ 84372 [aredridel@nb] If anyone wants to contribute add-ons to PLD (http://pld-linux.org) to
  84388 [emeza@sa sa ] I'm interesting too.I'm developing some app. with Ruby-GTK2 and I would

ML <-> NG gateway is not working
84350 [gsinclair@so] Folks,
84374 [dave@pr gp o] It's running on my box.
+ 84378 [sean@ce so t] Why is there a ML -> NG gateway anyway?  It seems to me that the existence of
| + 84379 [Gavri_F@in o] Problem is that some of us cannot access news. And using web-access (Google Groups) is just too difficult/slow
| + 84383 [aredridel@nb] e of=20
+ 84408 [ jupp@gm .d ] What about using individual.net?

Test::Unit / Examples
84373 [markus.schma] This is MIME

[ANN] Template.rb (2003-10-22)
84381 [rubytalk@bo ] a not-so-simple template language, which is descendant of my

CGI Authentication in eruby
84384 [xchookx@ma l] What is the way to implement the functionality of php $PHP_AUTH_USER and

Webrick for IOWA?
84386 [khaines@en g] Could someone with some experience with webrick maybe shed some light on
84387 [drbrain@se m] Webrick provides servlet stubs and everything else, so it would be

www.ruby-lang.org (was Re: (1) Outdated page(s) on ruby-lang.org? (2) ruby-dev summary index)
84389 [mailij31s-re] (1) Hal,
84395 [gsinclair@so] Yes, good idea.

Ruby and Lunar Linux
84392 [hal9000@hy e] OK, now that Chuck Meade has weighed in, let me speak
84396 [andrew@wa ro] Indeed it is. A quick look using google groups show messages I have not
84397 [hal9000@hy e] No apology needed, you didn't hijack anything.

RubyGarden Wiki error
84400 [sdmitry@lr .] I got this today while trying to edit my wiki-page at
84401 [hal9000@hy e] I think it's related to the fact that I can't get to
84409 [chad@ch df w] # > I got this today while trying to edit my wiki-page at
84410 [chad@ch df w] #

[ANN] win32-service 0.2.0
84402 [djberg96@ya ] I'm happy to announce the release of win32-service

excessive comments (was: Re: RDoc and i18n)
84404 [dblack@su er] But if it's a *really* simple method, in the sense that its name says

Problem with 1.8 / optparse.rb from within debugger
84405 [roberto@eu o] Am I the only who get the following error when trying to go step-by-step in
84411 [nathaniel@NO] Nope... this is the same bug described in [ruby-core:01611]

Mail-News gateway
84407 [dave@pr gp o] 'tis strange, but I'm looking at the log files, and I can see the the
84416 [matz@ru y- a] ruby-talk now rejects mails older than 7 days to prevent recent
84418 [dave@pr gp o] Ah - excellent. I should have spotted the date in the header.
84419 [gsinclair@so] Excellent.  My thanks in advance to whoever is taking over.