[MacRuby-devel] experimental branch: status update
eloy.de.enige at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 05:50:29 PDT 2009
>> As Laurent noted we are now passing most language specs. The ones
>> that we don't pass yet are either because we simply fail, or these
>> examples (tests) are simply not updated for Ruby 1.9 yet. Which as
>> you all know is what MacRuby is based on. This is an area where all
>> of you Ruby devs can help out if you feel the need to get MacRuby
>> up and running asap but don't want to work on the C(++) code.
>> If there are people who would like to work on getting examples up-
>> to-date, please respond and I will try to give you an outline on a
>> If you just want to run the specs use the spec:ci task.
>> One last question I have for everyone on the list. If there's
>> someone with a 32 bit intel machine, could you please please run
>> the spec:ci task and see if you get any failures?
>> It seems that, at least, because of a 32/64 bit issue some IO specs
>> are now failing on my machines and those of Laurent. Thanks in
> I am assuming the spec:ci task uses miniruby to run the tests
> currently, and will use miniruby or macruby in the future.
> Why not make a new task spec:ci32 that forces 32-bit execution on 64-
> bit machines using `arch -arch i386 miniruby` instead of `miniruby`?
> Just an idea.
The question is not on how to circumvent these failures, rather the
question is _if_ these failures don't occur on 32 bit machines.
Laurent and I both only have 64 bit these machines and we see these
failures, whereas Patrick who apparently has a 32 bit machine does not
The specs should ultimately pass on both archs, so we'd like feedback
from other people on 32 bit on whether or not they see these failures.
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