Forum: Ruby on Rails Ruby vs. RubyOnRails compatibility matrix ?

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91eb330fb36d1e03c856574dfb77d2bc?d=identicon&s=25 Thibaut Barrère (thbar)
on 2008-12-19 22:14
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Hello,

I'm looking for some compatibility matrix between specific versions of
Ruby (like 1.8.5, 1.8.6...) and specific versions of Rails (like
1.1.6, 1.2.2 etc).

I'm in a position where I'll have to upgrade Ruby (to 1.8.6 or 1.8.7)
for old Rails app (typically 1.1.6 and 1.2.2), and that kind of
upgrade is likely to become more and more frequent.

Any hint ?

thanks!

Thibaut
Ef3aa7f7e577ea8cd620462724ddf73b?d=identicon&s=25 Rob Biedenharn (Guest)
on 2008-12-19 22:22
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On Dec 19, 2008, at 4:13 PM, Thibaut Barrère wrote:
> Any hint ?
>
> thanks!
>
> Thibaut


Well, since I know that Rails 1.1.6 and 1.2.2 application will run
fine under Ruby 1.8.6 (and 1.8.5), I'll start you with that.  There's
plenty of evidence that Ruby 1.8.7 is more of a prequel to 1.9 than an
upgrade to 1.8.6 so you'll have to collect your own evidence about
older Rails running on Ruby 1.8.7.

-Rob

Rob Biedenharn    http://agileconsultingllc.com
Rob@AgileConsultingLLC.com
91eb330fb36d1e03c856574dfb77d2bc?d=identicon&s=25 Thibaut Barrère (thbar)
on 2008-12-19 23:38
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Hi Rob,

> Well, since I know that Rails 1.1.6 and 1.2.2 application will run  
> fine under Ruby 1.8.6 (and 1.8.5), I'll start you with that.  There's  
> plenty of evidence that Ruby 1.8.7 is more of a prequel to 1.9 than an  
> upgrade to 1.8.6 so you'll have to collect your own evidence about  
> older Rails running on Ruby 1.8.7.

Thanks for your feedback on 1.1.6 and 1.2.2.

I'll start by upgrading to 1.8.6, seems like a pretty good candidate.

thanks!

-- Thibaut
B09a3f6cdc4797532647d2d264b5df49?d=identicon&s=25 Jodi Showers (jshow)
on 2008-12-20 00:20
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avoid 1.8.7 if you're < rails 2.2 -

I had a number of problems (today) -
91eb330fb36d1e03c856574dfb77d2bc?d=identicon&s=25 Thibaut Barrère (thbar)
on 2008-12-20 00:34
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Hi Jodi,
> avoid 1.8.7 if you're < rails 2.2 -
> I had a number of problems (today) -

thanks for sharing this - I'm very sorry for your issues.

Maybe having some kind of community integration server to cross test the
various builds would be useful.

Did anyone do this already ?

cheers

Thibaut Barrère
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