Yeah I’m not worried about gems in my project. A while back I wanted to
set out and create my own windows compiled version of ruby. I ended up
settling on Luis L.'s one-click mingw sandbox 1.9.1 - 1.9.2 checkout
instead. There were just too many libraries to compile to get ruby to
work from source on windows.
So, I ended up finding all of the gems that work with windows and with
ruby 1.9.1 and then cross-checked them on my linux distro to verify they
work there too.
But, I wanted to use postgres over mysql so I made the leap to a lower
version and was greatly disappointed with pg and foreign key handling.
So, rather than waste time, I worked hard on developing my project and
testing it and have reached a downtime point where I can go back to
I just wanted to ensure that (other than gems) would I have any known
issues swapping platforms and whether or not it will affect my rails
project. I believe the answer to that is as you stated (gems and their
dependencies) and also whether or not my IDE (netbeans) will be
I’ll find out by the end of today when I finish this porting up.