I am trying to find full documentation about the way to embed ruby
commands in the rails views.
I am working on a large existing app. We just installed Ruby 1.8.7 on
one of our servers in an attempt to get cruisecontrol.rb working with
It seems that this version of ruby does not like comments in the
embedded ruby in the rails views.
So I am looking through the app, and there are various things in our
views, such as:
<%= <expression> # comment about <expression> %>
<%# comment about stuff around this line %>
<%= # commented out code %>
<% end # comment about what it is ending %>
And the new ruby does not seem to like any of these. It seems as
though the %> gets commented out as well.
There is also one other thing I could not find documentation for:
<%- <some ruby code> -%>
Notice the dashes! Do they do anything? Or is it just that you can
put dashes and it won't really affect anything (besides perhaps the