[Win32utils-devel] WinRuby?

Daniel Berger djberg96 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 23 23:42:36 EDT 2007


On 9/23/07, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/23/07, Daniel Berger <djberg96 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I'm not sure yet. That's down the road. For the early stages I just
> > want to get the base classes and stdlib cleaned up, refactored, and
> > sped up where possible.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Dan
>
> Dan, I just done a few rounds of test of latest release of ruby built
> with VC8, and to be honest, I get better performance from a hand-made
> build with MinGW.
>
> http://pastie.caboo.se/pastes/95210
>
> I have pin-point almost every dependency needed by ruby 1.8.6 and
> built every extension bundled with it with VC8.
>
> The only one that I couldn't manage to get working was Tk, but I guess
> we could discard it ;-)
>
> Let me know if that helps the process, and I will like to see your VC8 numbers.

While that's interesting, speed isn't one of the primary factors in
making WinRuby. It's just something I'd like to do along the way. I
will not support mingw. VC 8 will be our compiler.

Regards,

Dan


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