[Rubyinstaller-devel] Ruby MinGW on Vista

Michal Suchanek hramrach at centrum.cz
Fri Apr 18 11:16:13 EDT 2008


On 12/04/2008, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 7:01 PM, David Leal <dgleal at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > On 4/11/08, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >
>
> >  >  Just run configure step by its own and peek what ended in there (of
>  >  >  course, on a clean sandbox and after extract and prepare).
>  >
>  >  I sent you an email with all the files inside ruby_build. I hope it helps.
>  >
>
>
> Yes, it helped and I think I spotted where the problem lies.
>
>  Based on the files, it appears you updated the autoconf package (from
>  2.59 to 2.61). That is correct?
>
>  "generated by GNU Autoconf 2.61."
>
>  that is part of the config.log file.
>
>  I sticked to 2.59 since the new set of files generated by 2.61 didn't
>  worked properly.
>
>  config.log (2.59):
>
>  LIBPATHFLAG=' -L%s'
>
>  your config.log (2.61):
>
>  LIBPATHFLAG=' -L"%s"'
>
>  Somehow, dunno from where, the newer version of autoconf is being
>  called. The only one I see from your path that could be doing that is
>  Git, even more precise if you have a .bashrc file in your HOME folder
>  that is altering the $PATH...
>
>  Try running msys.bat from sandbox/msys and 'which autoconf' and it
>  should point to /bin/autoconf (7,663 bytes) and check the version
>  information around line 130 of that file.
>

Did you find a solution?

I patched configure.in on OS X to remove the quotes. There are similar
linking problems as on Vista so I hope I would get rid of them this
way.

Looks like the shipped configure has LIBPATHFLAG with the quotes, though.

Thanks

Michal
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