[haiku-development] Re: Ruby to drop support for 9 platforms, including BeOS

  • From: "scott mc" <scottmc2@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 10:32:46 -0700

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 9:37 AM, François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> As announced here...
>> http://www.rubyinside.com/ruby-1-9-0-3-and-drops-support-for-9-platforms-970.html
>> >
>> ...Ruby plans to drop support for 9 platforms, including BeOS. Per
>> the
>> announcement, Ruby developers plan to "remove platform-specific codes
>> for them from Ruby, unless someone become a maintainer by 25 Sep."
>> I am not sure who maintained the BeOS specific code, or if there is
>> anyone interested in avoiding the BeOS code from being removed (for
>> the sake of future Haiku support, that is), but thought I would
>> notify
>> the Haiku developers in case there is anyone out there who would like
>> to step up.
> Olivier ?
> I think he told me he played with ruby on BeOS...
> François.

I just ran a quick build attempt on Ruby 1.8.7-p22.  Initial
./configure shows a few missing headers and then bombs out, I've added
this to the portlog on HaikuPorts:


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