Writing portable Ruby

If I need hints for writing portable Perl, I do …

perldoc perlport

… and get a lot of information about …

newlines, …
files and filesystems, …
interprocess communications, …
different implementation of Perl functions on various platforms, …

What do I have to do, to get similar information for writing portable
Ruby ?

Any hints welcome !
Chris

On Tue, 19 Sep 2006, Christoph Neubauer wrote:

What do I have to do, to get similar information for writing portable Ruby ?

Any hints welcome !
Chris

well, considering portable means windows + every_thing_nix these days
i’d
start by reviewing the win32 project. by seeing which things are
provided
you’ll be able to see areas where windows is either lacking, has
different
functionality, or provides additional functionality. it’s those areas
where
one need to do some os abstraction.

-a

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