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From Alex Boisvert <alex.boisv...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Install Woes on Windows 7 64bit with RubyInstaller for Windows
Date Mon, 20 Sep 2010 18:01:01 GMT
Yeah, just tried it, getting same result.   Not just scala;  rjb 1.2.8 can't
load classes.   Don't know why yet.

alex

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 10:21 AM, Antoine Toulme <antoine@lunar-ocean.com>wrote:

> 1.2.8 failed for me with Scala throwing CNF exceptions.
>
> On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 09:36, Alex Boisvert <alex.boisvert@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I think it would be wise (and compassionate) to only depend on rjb
>> versions having pre-compiled binaries for Windows.
>>
>> It is too late to upgrade to rjb 1.2.8 for Buidlr 1.4.2?   I know you
>> tried 1.2.8 ... did it work for you?
>>
>> alex
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 8:21 AM, Antoine Toulme <antoine@lunar-ocean.com>wrote:
>>
>>> We use rjb 1.2.5. You will need to compile rjb always because it contains
>>> native extensions.
>>>
>>> If you want a better experience, either ditch Windows or use JRuby. We
>>> also
>>> make a all-in-one package available on the rubyforge site.
>>>
>>> We will update our installation instructions in the coming months by
>>> adapting them to rvm environments.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Antoine
>>>
>>> 2010/9/20 Khristian Alexander Schönrock <der.kosak@gmail.com>
>>>
>>> >  I ran into the same problem some time ago. I solved it by downloading
>>> a
>>> > rjb gem which included the native extension (1.2.5, I think) and edited
>>> the
>>> > version number to the one buildr wanted (1.2.6). Installed the hacked
>>> rjb
>>> > gem, then buildr, without problems.
>>> >
>>> > Em 20/09/2010 12:09, Samuel Ecko escreveu:
>>> >
>>> >  Just wanted to report my installation issues with Buildr on my Windows
>>> >> 7 64bit machine and how I worked around them.
>>> >>
>>> >> I am new to Buildr and Ruby, so I'm not sure if the problems are
>>> >> specific to my computer and/or OS or not. I tried to follow the
>>> >> install instructions from the Buildr website
>>> >> (http://buildr.apache.org/installing.html#windows) and downloaded
>>> >> RubyInstaller for Windows 1.8.7 (and rolled back to 1.8.6 when I ran
>>> >> into troubles).
>>> >>
>>> >> To me it seems that Buildr 1.4.1 requires version 1.2.5 of rjb
>>> >> (Ruby-Java-Bridge), but the standard gems repository does not have a
>>> >> pre-compiled package for 1.2.5, only for the latest version 1.2.8. See
>>> >> http://rubygems.org/gems/rjb/versions. This is why installing Buildr
>>> >> with the platform --platform=mswin32 switch will trigger a compile of
>>> >> rjb which subsequently fails without a C compiler being present on the
>>> >> system.
>>> >>
>>> >> The RubyInstaller for Windows cannot compile Ruby gems by default, and
>>> >> fails with a rather obscure message pointing in the wrong direction,
>>> >> more precisely the check for jni.h in the JAVA_HOME / include
>>> >> directory fails and a Ruby noob like me would assume a problem with
>>> >> the Java install or some permission problem. Google did not really
>>> >> help (quickly).
>>> >>
>>> >> What did the trick for me was to install the 'DevKit' from the
>>> >> RubyInstaller for W. website. Version 4.5.0 failed with a different
>>> >> error message ('long long long is too long'), but with 3.4.5 I was
>>> >> finally able to compile rjb 1.2.5 and install Buildr 1.4.1.
>>> >>
>>> >> Other steps I took that might or might not have affected the outcome
>>> >> of the install
>>> >> - use 32bit JDK instead of 64bit
>>> >> - set JAVA_HOME to 8.3 character file name, e.g.
>>> >> c:\progra~2\java\jdk1.6.0_21
>>> >> - install Ruby into a directory path that does not contain spaces
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> Hope my email will help other Buildr/Ruby noobs and/or maybe help
>>> >> solve the dependency problem (if there actually is one ;))
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> Samuel Ecko
>>> >>
>>> >
>>> >
>>>
>>
>>
>

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