I am new to Ruby (actually I used Ruby a few years back, but because
certain personal situations I stopped learning Ruby). I have a question
concerning Ruby and databases. I’ve read that the best way to access
databases is to use Ruby::DBI module. However, when I downloaded it
Ruby-Forge, the tar.gz file contained a simple Ruby script called
The script begins with the line:
And why would the dbi module contain a line that includes “dbi”?
something must be wrong. I then went to the Sourceforge download page.
version there was old (0.0.21), but it contained a lot of other scripts.
including a setup script. Now, I haven’t run this scripts, but this
version seems more complete. However, being an old version, will it
with the latest versions of say, MySQL? So the question is: where to do
download the latest complete distribution of Ruby::DBI, because the one
Ruby Forge (the supposed official homepage) seems to be incomplete).
Any info on this will be greatly appreciated.