Ruby/MaxL

Build & Installation Instructions 

 


 

The recommended method for installing Ruby/MaxL is to build the module from source code.This ensures that module properly matches your environment.If this is not feasible, pre-built binary versions of this module can be downloaded from the SourceForge project site.

 

Building From Source Code

 

Microsoft Windows platforms (Win32)

 

1.     Download, compile, and install the MSWIN32 version of Ruby 1.8.1 or higher.Ruby must be compiled with Microsoft Visual C++.A binary version of Ruby for the Win32 platform can be downloaded from RubyForge.

2.     Install the Hyperion Essbase API version 7.1 or higher and make sure that it is in the system path (this documents assumes it is installed in c:\Hyperion\Essbase\api).

3.     Download and unzip the Ruby/MaxL source code into a temporary directory.

4.     From a command line in the Ruby/MaxL source directory, run:

 

ruby extconf.rb --with-essbase-dir=c:\Hyperion\Essbase\api

 

5.     From a command line in the Ruby/Maxl source directory, run:

 

nmake

nmake site-install

 

Sun Solaris platforms (SPARC)

 

1.     Download, compile, and install Ruby 1.8.1 or higher.Ruby and this extension can be compiled with GCC or Sunís Forte C compiler.A binary version of Ruby for SPARC Solaris can be downloaded from http://sunfreeware.com.

2.     Install Essbase API version 7.1 or higher and make sure that it is in the system path.

3.     Download and unzip the Ruby/MaxL source code.

4.     From a command line in the Ruby/MaxL source directory, run:

 

ruby extconf.rb --with-essbase-dir=$ARBORPATH/api

 

5.     From a command line in the Ruby/Maxl source directory, run:

 

make

make site-install

 

Note:Depending on where Ruby is installed, you may need root privileges.

 

IBM AIX platforms

 

TBD

 

 

Installing the Pre-Built Binary

 

Microsoft Windows platforms (Win32)

 

1.     Download, compile, and install the MSWIN32 version of Ruby 1.8.1 or higher.Ruby must be compiled with Microsoft Visual C++. A binary version of Ruby for the Win32 platform can be downloaded from RubyForge.(This document assumes that Ruby is installed in c:\ruby)

2.     Install the Hyperion Essbase API version 6.1 or higher and make sure that it is in the system path.

3.     Download and unzip the Ruby/MaxL binary into a temporary directory.

4.     Move the file maxl.so to the directory C:\ruby\lib\ruby\site_ruby\1.8\i386-msvcrt.

 

Sun Solaris platforms (SPARC)

 

TBD

 

IBM AIX platforms

 

TBD

  


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