[Rubygems-developers] gem building native extensions

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Wed Apr 5 14:25:06 EDT 2006


On Apr 5, 2006, at 12:21 PM, Jim Weirich wrote:

> Chad Fowler wrote:
>> Am I right in thinking that this fixes the age-old extensions bug
>> that we've had on the TODO list forever?
>
> The bug prevented the extension .so from being installed in a
> subdirectory of lib.  I think that's the bug on the TODO list, so  
> yes, I
> think we (I mean Aaron) fixed it.
>
> Aaron, given this version a try to make sure it works as intended.  I
> don't have a native extension that triggers it handy.
>
> And I echo Chad's thanks!
>

Aaron, are you coming to RailsConf or RubyConf?  If so, I owe you a  
drink or meal or something.  I had a really convoluted solution in  
mind for this and you found the simple way.  Thanks!

Chad



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