Has 'ping' been dropped from 1.9.1?


#1

=begin
RUBY_REVISION
=> 21895
=end

require ‘ping’
LoadError: no such file to load – ping
from (irb):1:in `require’
from (irb):1


John M.
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#2

require ‘ping’
LoadError: no such file to load – ping
from (irb):1:in `require’
from (irb):1

if you desperately need it (though yes it seems it wasn’t included in
the source package) just move it over from 1.8 or download it
separately.

mv /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/ping.rb /usr/lib/ruby/1.9.1/

Not the best solution but work with wut yuh got!

  • Mac

#3

On Sat, 14 Mar 2009 21:12:24 -0500, Michael L. wrote:

mv /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/ping.rb /usr/lib/ruby/1.9.1/

Not the best solution but work with wut yuh got!

  • Mac

That’s a horrible idea. If the 1.8 version works, include it in your
project, but don’t go modifying your standard library.


#4

That’s a horrible idea. If the 1.8 version works, include it in your
project, but don’t go modifying your standard library.

Hence “not the best solution”. And it wouldn’t be modifying the
‘standard’ library because ping wasn’t included in the standard library;
therefore it isn’t standard. I would agree with you if I was replacing
Find or something with a 1.8 distro file, a file that was already
included in the standard library.

If ping is re-added in a future release, the 1.8v of ping will be
overwritten.