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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 18:40:04 GMT
I reported this on RJB forum:
http://rubyforge.org/forum/forum.php?thread_id=48689&forum_id=8190

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 11:01 AM, Alex Boisvert <alex.boisvert@gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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