Wouldn’t this work:
Put the executable(s) and required .dll/.so files into that directory.
Put your program and any Ruby modules into that directory (you could
use a subdirectory for the Ruby modules)
.cmd file for WinNT/2K/XP
.bat file for Win9x
shell script marked as executable for Linux
that sets RUBYLIB appropriately (though it may be easier to modify $:
in your Ruby program) and launches Ruby on your program.
This could all be zipped up together using a Zip program that
maintains Unix file mode bits (like the Linux version of Info-Zip’s
On Monday 08 July 2002 05:20 am, Kontra, Gergely wrote:
I’m still missing how can I send a program to my friend, who
doesn’t have and doesn’t want to install ruby.
So I need a mechanism to pack things into a single directory, which
can run on a windows NT/98/2k or linux.
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