Using Ruby with other languages

Hi all

Not sure if youre talking about win32 only

You can get py2exe for python
You can get Perl2exe for perl

I am also keen on hearing if there is such a thing as ruby2exe ?


Graeme Matthew
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-----Original Message-----
From: Bulat Ziganshin []
Sent: Tuesday, 24 September 2002 15:53
Subject: Re: Using Ruby with other languages

Hello William,

Tuesday, September 24, 2002, 12:19:11 AM, you wrote:


Tapio Kelloniemi wrote:

I would like to know, whether it is possible to compile Ruby code to
executables so I could run Ruby code without the interpreter.

If you mean to a stand-alone executable, not currently. Python
some object code (byte code?), but I think it still needs the Python
interpreter. To me this is an interesting question, whether even some
small, limited Ruby to C translator can be written. Based on my
experience writing Ruby in C, my feeling says yes, but probably it is

see rb2c on yaraa, it does exactly what you want

Best regards,


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