[MacRuby-devel] Running nanoc3 with MacRuby

Laurent Sansonetti lsansonetti at apple.com
Thu Oct 15 13:38:51 PDT 2009


On Oct 15, 2009, at 9:33 AM, B. Ohr wrote:

> Hi,
> I got nanoc3 working with MacRuby (http://nanoc.stoneship.org/).  
> It‘s a static site generator like webby (I think it is more powerful).
> I haven't done much yet, just the basic things like create a site  
> skeleton, replace a 'yield' in a layout page (does not work yet,  
> ticket #386), and do some filtering with ERB.
> Finally i wrote a MacRuby function, where I am parsing calendar  
> events of my iCal (framework 'CalendarStore') to bring them on the  
> website. This is the reason why I am running nanoc with MacRuby,  
> because of the direct access to the Cocoa frameworks. It is working  
> fine!
> Next I will try to run other filters like Redcloth and Ultraviolet,  
> and things like image- and pdf-processing (with the Cocoa framework)  
> I will give a chance too.

That sounds awesome! I think it would be very cool if you could  
describe your experience on the website (maybe as a blog article or  
short tutorial).

> Ah, there is one question remaining:
> nanoc3 uses PStore, which is calling File#flock, which gives an  
> unimplemented error in MacRuby. Does anybody know the state of  
> File#flock?

Please file a ticket on Trac, I will try to get it implemented for the  
next beta.


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