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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Installing Firebird Active Record driver for Ruby

Here is how to install activerecord-fb-adapter for rails
using the the gem version

gem install activerecord-fb-adapter
Fetching: fb-0.7.*.gem (100%)
Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
Fetching: activerecord-fb-adapter-0.7.*.gem (100%)
Successfully installed fb-0.7.*
Successfully installed activerecord-fb-adapter-0.7.*
2 gems installed
That is all You can build it manually if you wish
git clone https://github.com/rowland/activerecord-fb-adapter.git
cd activerecord-fb-adapter
rake gem

ls -lah pkg/activerecord-fb-*

gem install pkg/activerecord-fb-adapter-*.gem 

Successfully installed activerecord-fb-adapter-0.7.*
1 gem installed
Successfully installed 

gem install rails 
So now we are ready to play with Rails on Fire

Update:Rails works with this driver and here is the Rails guide

2 comments:

SZ said...

Do you have an example of how to execute a statement to bring the contents of a view?

Adrian Marius Popa said...

My guess you can do a custom query for the view Client.find_by_sql("SELECT * FROM view")