I’m not sure if that’s possible, but going from 2.3 to 2.1 you’re going
to get some errors. Mainly application.rb name change and some AR.
Better to move to a different host that offers Rails 2.3.5 or a vps that
lets you install the rails version you want.
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Dave Triglianos wrote:
I’ve been developing with Rails 2.3.5, but my web hosting provider only
has 2.1.2 installed on the server. Is it possible to ‘freeze’ a newer
version of Rails in the vendor directory?
I tried a pass at it, but I get the ol’ ‘Rails application failed to
start properly’ error when I unpack 2.3.5 in the vendor/rails directory.
Thanks - Dave