0

I just installed the package ruby in Xenial, and I noticed a couple of javascript packages where also required. Does anyone know why they are needed by ruby? Note that I have NOT installed ruby-on-rails.

If you see the ruby package page for ruby 2.3, you can see it requires libjs-jquery, which basically puts a few jquery files, such as

/usr/share/javascript/jquery/jquery.js

In the file system. Does ruby really need jquery?

0

Oh, I found it. It is used by rdoc, as can be seen by searching the ruby sources

e.g. the first search result is:

lib/rdoc/generator/template/json_index/js/searcher.js

Showing the top two matches Last indexed on 26 Jun

JavaScript

    return jQuery.grep(query.split(/(\s+|::?|\(\)?)/), function(string) {
      return string.match(/\S/);
    });
  }

  function buildRegexps(queries) {
    return jQuery.map(queries, function(query) {

Your Answer

By clicking "Post Your Answer", you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.