Bitbaking Ruby 1.9

rakshat hooja rakshat at
Sat Aug 9 08:06:15 CEST 2008

On Sat, Aug 9, 2008 at 8:49 AM, sparky mat <max at> wrote:
>> Ruby 1.9 seems to compile and run fine. Currently, I am compiling  it on
>> my phone.
>> I am not familiar with OpenEmbedded or Bitbake. Can someone add Ruby 1.8.6
>> and Ruby 1.9 to the repository? Possibly, we can remove Ruby 1.8.5 from the
>> repository since Ruby 1.8.6 is a grammar-compatible upgrade to 1.8.5 with
>> significant improvements IIRC.
>> Alternatively, if someone can guide me, I can add these myself. I mean,
>> add the bitbake recipe so that the build host will compile and upload its
>> ipk file to the GTA01/02 repository.
> One issue I faced when compiling was that 'ar' on the phone is supplied by
> Busybox and doesn't provide the features the compilation required. I
> symlinked arm-angstrom-linuxeabi-ar to 'ar'and things worked fine.
Please put this in a wiki page.


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