[Rubygems-developers] How to bundle up MS Windows version separately

Trans transfire at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 13:39:11 EST 2007


On Nov 5, 2007 1:13 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/5/07, Marcus Rueckert <darix at web.de> wrote:
> > On 2007-11-05 12:05:22 -0500, Trans wrote:
> > >
> > > BTW why is the Windows an .so and not a .dll? Cygwin?
> >
> > there is already a bug open for that.
> >
>
> I don't see .so as "bug". Python uses .pyd to differentiate binaries
> from system libraries.
>
> .dll should remain to direct you to system libraries, even that .so
> for extensions clash with libraries under *nix.

But doesn't Windows produce:

  Config::CONFIG['DLEXT'] => 'dll'

I thought Ruby used that when attempting to require files given
without their extension.

T.


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