Ruby on Linux & Windows

(Bennett, Patrick) #1

The MySQL install was 100% Windows. There was nothing UNIX-y about it,
nor did I have to alter any environment variables or registry settings.
MySQL worked out of the box for me on Windows and my Ruby and Ruby On
Rails apps.

Patrick Bennett

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-----Original Message-----
From: gregarican [mailto:greg.kujawa@gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 3:01 PM
To: ruby-talk ML
Subject: Re: Ruby on Linux & Windows

x1 wrote:

> I could not get the mysql to work period on windows.
--could on NIX,
>but not win32. perhaps it was the version of mysql,
compiler, or mysql
>module.... Not offering solutions, just voicing my opinion..

There are some minor configuration changes and existing
enviormental conditions that must be present. For example I
know that Windows boxes typically have a TEMP variable set to
c:\temp, %windir%\temp, %userprofile%\local settings\temp,
etc. But for UNIX-y applications a c:\tmp directory must be
created. I recall using a Windows MySQL client/server setup
when our company tested out a POS/Inventory product. MySQL
pretty much installed out of the box with a couple of tweaks
here and there...

(Wilson Bilkovich) #2

I'm doing Rails development on a WinXP box and deploying directly to
acceptance and production environments on Linux. Haven't run into any
platform issues yet.
The DB is Oracle, though.. I'm not sure if other databases have
platform-related concerns.

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On 8/31/05, Bennett, Patrick <Patrick.Bennett@inin.com> wrote:

The MySQL install was 100% Windows. There was nothing UNIX-y about it,
nor did I have to alter any environment variables or registry settings.
MySQL worked out of the box for me on Windows and my Ruby and Ruby On
Rails apps.

Patrick Bennett

> -----Original Message-----
> From: gregarican [mailto:greg.kujawa@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 3:01 PM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: Ruby on Linux & Windows
>
> x1 wrote:
>
> > I could not get the mysql to work period on windows.
> --could on NIX,
> >but not win32. perhaps it was the version of mysql,
> compiler, or mysql
> >module.... Not offering solutions, just voicing my opinion..
>
> There are some minor configuration changes and existing
> enviormental conditions that must be present. For example I
> know that Windows boxes typically have a TEMP variable set to
> c:\temp, %windir%\temp, %userprofile%\local settings\temp,
> etc. But for UNIX-y applications a c:\tmp directory must be
> created. I recall using a Windows MySQL client/server setup
> when our company tested out a POS/Inventory product. MySQL
> pretty much installed out of the box with a couple of tweaks
> here and there...
>
>
>