[Win32utils-devel] PATCH: win32-open3 and ruby 1.8.3 compatibility
djberg96 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 23:45:54 EDT 2005
Nathaniel Talbott wrote:
>On 10/26/05, Berger, Daniel <Daniel.Berger at qwest.com> wrote:
>>Thanks Nathaniel. I'm curious why they felt compelled to add an
>>rb_pid_t data type. I suppose we'll have to do some preprocessor checks
>>in the extconf.rb file now, or create our own macro to deal with it.
>I think there were discussions on ruby-core about it a while back,
>related to compatibility with other libraries, particularly (at the
>time) subversion. I don't totally understand what the deal was,
>though, and didn't follow it too close.
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It looks like we can use "have_type('rb_pid_t', 'ruby.h')" in extconf.rb.
And when I say "we", I mean all extension writers, everywhere. What a pain.
I'll make the changes and get a release out this week. Thanks again for
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