[Rubyinstaller-devel] autoconf 1.6
luislavena at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 12:10:00 EST 2008
On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 1:49 PM, Roger Pack <rogerpack2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I had various problems using 1.6 when building 1.8.6 and 1.9 from
>> trunk. For several reasons the generated configure scripts and the
>> resulting makefiles just blow up.
>> This also happened with usage of mingw-make (that's why we use msys-make).
> So is there any way to build from SVN TRUNK or is it best to just use
> nightly snapshots?
It will use the svn ruby_1_8_6 branch, not 1.9 or other.
That's on ruby_installer.rb under checkout URLs
(that pretty much sucks, almost done with rake-compiler to jump into
the installer dsl).
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from
the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent
disinclination to do so.
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