I’m getting a bad path string from RbConfig::CONFIG[“prefix”].
I am running 32-bit JRuby 1.7.3 on Win7 x64.
Here is what I’m getting, feeding a simple .rb file to jruby from the
The backslashes are familiar to windows users, but shouldn’t be in the
paths stored RbConfig (as I understand it).
This contrasts with other path-containing properties, for example:
Here, the path has forward slashes as expected.
I ran across this because it causes problems with Rake, which at a
certain point pulls in paths from several CONFIG properties, and the
regex processing complains about that path with the backslashes (it is
the first one in the Rake-constructed list).
As best I can tell, JRuby doesn’t have a stand-alone rbconfig.rb file;
it handles this internally. Google-searching only got me as far as
JRuby’s GitHub site, where the file
src/org/jruby/ext/rbconfig/RbConfigLibrary.java appears to set a
“prefix” property with a call to runtime.getJRubyHome().
I’ve reproduced this on two Win7 machines. On both, I downloaded JRuby
from jruby.org and installed. Is this issue peculiar to me, somehow, or
a bug? Either way, any advice on rectifying the problem?
Thank you in advance,