[Rubyinstaller-devel] musings

Roger Pack rogerpack2005 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 15:58:38 EST 2009


>> with 187p72 build I get
>> 01/21/2009  04:41 PM        17,290,874 libmsvcrt-ruby18-static.a
>> which is a rather large file--I'd guess that's expected? [and with 1.9
>> it's something like 30MB].
>> ?
>
> I just spent the last few days fiddling with Ruby compilation on Windows,
> and these are the latest numbers I get with compiling the latest versions
> of Ruby found in the SVN repositories:
>
> A) Built with MinGW and GCC 4, including openssl, iconv, zlib, readline:
>
> C:\>dir C:\opt\mingw_ruby-1.8.6\lib\libmsvcrt-ruby18-static.a
> 25/01/2009  23:59         2.594.308 libmsvcrt-ruby18-static.a

Wow those are far smaller than mine--I wonder why?  I am using GCC 3
maybe that's it.
Have you tried the rubyinstaller scripts? What size are they?
Take care.

-=r


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