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Last change on this file since 88de746 was 88de746, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 18 years ago

Updated build entities in librep and Ruby instructions; updated build commands and indexing tags in Ruby instructions

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY ruby-download-http " ">
8<!ENTITY ruby-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/ruby-&ruby-version;.tar.gz">
9<!ENTITY ruby-md5sum "8ffc79d96f336b80f2690a17601dea9b">
10<!ENTITY ruby-size "3.5 MB">
11<!ENTITY ruby-buildsize "55.2 MB">
12<!ENTITY ruby-time "0.93 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="ruby" xreflabel="Ruby-&ruby-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="ruby.html"?>
21<title>Ruby-&ruby-version;</title>
22<indexterm zone="ruby">
23<primary sortas="a-Ruby">Ruby</primary></indexterm>
24
25<sect2>
26<title>Introduction to <application>Ruby</application></title>
27
28<para>The <application>Ruby</application> package contains the
29<application>Ruby</application> development environment. This
30is useful for object-oriented scripting.</para>
31
32<sect3><title>Package information</title>
33<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
34<listitem><para>Download (HTTP):
35<ulink url="&ruby-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Download (FTP):
37<ulink url="&ruby-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &ruby-md5sum;</para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Download size: &ruby-size;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
41&ruby-buildsize;</para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
43&ruby-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
44</sect3>
45
46<sect3><title><application>Ruby</application> dependencies</title>
47<sect4><title>Optional</title>
48<para><xref linkend="openssl"/>,
49<xref linkend="tk"/>,
50<xref linkend="db"/>,
51<xref linkend="gdbm"/></para>
52</sect4>
53</sect3>
54
55</sect2>
56
57<sect2>
58<title>Installation of <application>Ruby</application></title>
59
60<para>Install <application>Ruby</application> by running the following
61commands:</para>
62
63<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-shared \
64--enable-pthread --enable-install-doc &amp;&amp;
65make</command></userinput></screen>
66
67<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
68
69<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install</command></userinput></screen>
70
71</sect2>
72
73<sect2>
74<title>Command explanations</title>
75
76<para><parameter>--enable-shared</parameter>: This parameter builds the
77<filename class='libraryfile'>libruby</filename> shared library.</para>
78
79<para><parameter>--enable-pthread</parameter>: This parameter links the
80threading library into the <application>Ruby</application> build.</para>
81
82</sect2>
83
84<sect2>
85<title>Contents</title>
86
87<segmentedlist>
88<segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
89<segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
90<segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
91<seglistitem>
92<seg>ruby, irb, erb, rdoc, ri and testrb</seg>
93<seg>libruby.so and numerous modules located in the
94<filename class='directory'>/usr/lib/ruby</filename> hierarchy.</seg>
95<seg>/usr/lib/ruby and /usr/share/ri</seg></seglistitem>
96</segmentedlist>
97
98<variablelist>
99<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
100<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
101
102<varlistentry id="ruby-prog">
103<term><command>ruby</command></term>
104<listitem><para>is an interpreted scripting language for quick
105and easy object-oriented programming.</para>
106<indexterm zone="ruby ruby-prog">
107<primary sortas="b-ruby">ruby</primary></indexterm>
108</listitem>
109</varlistentry>
110
111<varlistentry id="irb">
112<term><command>irb</command></term>
113<listitem><para>is the interactive interface for
114<application>Ruby</application>.</para>
115<indexterm zone="ruby irb">
116<primary sortas="b-irb">irb</primary></indexterm>
117</listitem>
118</varlistentry>
119
120<varlistentry id="erb">
121<term><command>erb</command></term>
122<listitem><para>is Tiny eRuby. It interprets a
123<application>Ruby</application> code embedded text file.</para>
124<indexterm zone="ruby erb">
125<primary sortas="b-erb">erb</primary></indexterm>
126</listitem>
127</varlistentry>
128
129<varlistentry id="ri">
130<term><command>ri</command></term>
131<listitem><para>displays documentation from a database on
132<application>Ruby</application> classes, modules and methods.</para>
133<indexterm zone="ruby ri">
134<primary sortas="b-ri">ri</primary></indexterm>
135</listitem>
136</varlistentry>
137
138<varlistentry id="libruby">
139<term><filename role="library">libruby.so</filename></term>
140<listitem><para>contains the <acronym>API</acronym> functions required
141by <application>Ruby</application>.</para>
142<indexterm zone="ruby libruby">
143<primary sortas="c-libruby">libruby.so</primary></indexterm>
144</listitem>
145</varlistentry>
146</variablelist>
147
148</sect2>
149
150</sect1>
151
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