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Blue Shoes

Blue Shoes

From:
Steve Klabnik
Date:
2010-10-04 @ 16:37
Okay guys, I've got a repo up for Blue Shoes:

http://github.com/hacketyhack/blue_shoes

It's basically what I had in my qtshoes branch, with some gem building
action. Check out the README for more details.

Re: [hacketyhack] Blue Shoes

From:
Peter Fitzgibbons
Date:
2010-10-06 @ 21:43
So, now on to test builds of exes.  Where shall we start?

Happily rvm has shown us a bit of a path to embedding ruby

Thoughts?


On Oct 4, 2010, at 11:37 AM, Steve Klabnik <steve@steveklabnik.com> wrote:

Okay guys, I've got a repo up for Blue Shoes:

http://github.com/hacketyhack/blue_shoes

It's basically what I had in my qtshoes branch, with some gem building
action. Check out the README for more details.

Re: [hacketyhack] Blue Shoes

From:
Steve Klabnik
Date:
2010-10-07 @ 01:40
> Well I have samples/hello.rb running on osx w. Macports qt.

Awesome! Glad to hear it.

> For future
> googlers -- Nokia qt tarball build ( and also Homebrew which uses it ) does
> NOT WORK on SnowLeopard

Good to know. You were talking about updating the README; would you
like to do that, or should I?

> I also have a WinXP vm on virtualBox ready , and a Win 7 cd ready to install
> on another vm as well
> If I have time to install an ubuntu -- which build should I choose?

10.10 would be the best. It wouldn't be bad to support 10.4 too, as
it's an LTS release, but I'm not that worried about it. Most ubuntu
users upgrade, because it automatically prompts them to. LTS people
tend to be on servers...

> So, now on to test builds of exes.  Where shall we start?

Well, I was thinking about starting by checking out how it was done in
the old shoes. The Rakefile is a bit of a monster, though...

I was going to begin by looking into exactly how a .app works. The
biggest things:

* We'll need to embed an actual Ruby.
* We can copy the gems over from the compiler's computer. This should
help on qtruby compilation.
* we also need to figure out what exactly is required by qtruby in
this regard. What qt libraries will we need to package in?

> Happily rvm has shown us a bit of a path to embedding ruby

This is interesting, I didn't even think about that angle...

Re: [hacketyhack] Blue Shoes

From:
Peter Fitzgibbons
Date:
2010-10-06 @ 21:41
Hi Steve

Well I have samples/hello.rb running on osx w. Macports qt. For future
googlers -- Nokia qt tarball build ( and also Homebrew which uses it ) does
NOT WORK on SnowLeopard

I also have a WinXP vm on virtualBox ready , and a Win 7 cd ready to install
on another vm as well

If I have time to install an ubuntu -- which build should I choose?



On Oct 4, 2010, at 11:37 AM, Steve Klabnik <steve@steveklabnik.com> wrote:

Okay guys, I've got a repo up for Blue Shoes:

http://github.com/hacketyhack/blue_shoes

It's basically what I had in my qtshoes branch, with some gem building
action. Check out the README for more details.