I am assigned the task to learn Rails. But my company firewall
prevents the gems update through net and it is not possible. Hence I
rails-1.1.6.zip. But it doesn’t have anything like setup or no document
on how to install it. I am searching the net also, but none is giving
about stand-alone, all are giving a round about answer as Instant rails.
So Can someone, let me know how to proceed further(install) in
stand-alone package? Thanks in advance.
Download the Rails gem instead of the .zip. Then install like this:
$ gem install rails-1.1.6.gem --local
Rails has a number of dependencies that you’ll need to download as gems
and install as well. activerecord, active-support, etc. You can probably
find the listing on rubyforge.org. Just download and install the gems
the same way. You could have them install automatically with
–include-dependencies, but then it would try to fetch them from the net
which wouldn’t work for you.
Of course you have to have rubygems installed, which you can get from
(This is assuming you’re using *nix. If you’re running Windows, I have