[Rubygems-developers] Bundling libraries with binary gems...

Jos Backus jos at catnook.com
Mon Aug 16 14:54:33 EDT 2004


On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 02:29:14PM -0400, Richard Kilmer wrote:
> Question:
> 
> If you make a binary gem (say XMLParser...based on expat) and want to
> include the expat.dll with your gem...we need a way to support that.  Like
> we do within binary executables (like rake), but instead these need to be
> installed were those libraries go (LD_LOAD_PATH, etc).  On win32, these
> libraries can be installed in the same place as the ruby.exe file (or where
> the binary files are installed).
> 
> Thoughts?

<AOL>I am interested in this for OpenSSL on Windows as well.</AOL>

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