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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 15, 2016

Ship Ruby with 5733OPS

Include Ruby as 5733OPS option.

Use Case:

We need a clean build of Ruby MRI.

We actually use JRuby to develop our API. With recent PASE improvements (GCC, ...), we want to leave JRuby to use Ruby MRI. Ruby MRI will increase performances of our product and reduce the maintenance costs.

We tried PowerRuby but it is too intrusive. It overrides some commands ( opensll, git...), uses its own dependencies...

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Apr 28, 2017

    PowerRuby remains our trusted provider of Ruby technology on the platform.