Thursday, March 01, 2007
NetBeans 6 MS 7 Note: Running Ruby and Rails on SLED 10
I installed the Ruby modules from the update center on NB6 MS7 running on SLED 10. I was able to successfully create a complete Rails project. WEBrick started as well. I also checked the 'native' version of Ruby installed on SLED 10, and discovered it's 1.8.4 vs. JRuby's 1.8.5. My recommendation, for what it's worth, would be to stay entirely within the JRuby/NetBeans environment while on SLED 10. I've tried to find a Ruby update repository for Ruby on SLED 10 and x86_64, but I haven't so far. Frankly, for what I do, it's not that critical. SLED is after all a desktop, and my work so far has been tools and utilities.