393Re: Its time for a Ruby OS , and here it is
- Dec 21, 2006Hello Pratik
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Pratik <pratik16@...> wrote:
> Sounds good. But, I'm not really very clear what it
> exactly does. It'd be great if you can put up some
> tiny examples of it. Currently, it looks like DIY
> linux to me.
Oh sure, sneOS is not "just another" distro which can run ruby. The
goal is to build an optimized operational environment which can run
ruby/rails applications. So, what do I exactly mean by optimised
environment?. I still don't have documented definition for
"Optimized", but for now I refer to "just-in-time compilation of ruby
code" , and "caching the native code (of app controllers) in rails
environment". In a way, I want to do something similar to (infact,
more than) what .net does to asp.net code and its framework. All such
efforts will be realised in the form of small sub-modules under sneOS.
Hence sneOS would be "a ruby OS". What you see currently, in sneOS is
my build of ruby interpreter, its to get started...
Hmmmmm.... I know it looks very different when i so easily say
compiling ruby... 'coz many efforts have already gone in to getting a
dynamic language to machine level object code... with very less
success... For now , I am not planning to do that way, rather want to
concentrate on getting on-fly machine code foot prints of "ruby
process execution", and experiment with it. Wish me and my team a good
Any comments and thoughts are extremely desired from the community! so
please get this going in the thread... let me know of what you think
could be the right definition of "optimized environment"...
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