[Win32utils-devel] Ruby 1.8.7
luislavena at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 11:02:27 EDT 2008
On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 5:00 PM, Berger, Daniel <Daniel.Berger at qwest.com> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: win32utils-devel-bounces at rubyforge.org
>> [mailto:win32utils-devel-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of
>> Heesob Park
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 7:28 PM
>> To: Development and ideas for win32utils projects
>> Subject: Re: [Win32utils-devel] Ruby 1.8.7
>> 2008/6/5 Berger, Daniel <Daniel.Berger at qwest.com>:
>> > Hi all,
>> > Has anyone else been able to build Ruby 1.8.7 from source
>> on Windows?
>> > I get this when I run configure:
>> > C:\>win32\configure.bat
>> > find: =: No such file or directory
>> > Creating Makefile
>> > Creating Makefile(6) : fatal error C1085: Cannot write compiler
>> > generated file: '': Invalid argument
>> > NMAKE : fatal error U1077: 'cl' : return code '0x1'
>> > Stop.
>> In my trial with Visual Studio 2008(VC++9.0), Ruby 1.8.7 is
>> built without error and worked fine.
> Hm, must be my lucky day or something. ;)
> I noticed they made some changes in win32.c and I wanted to see how the
> changes affected things. I think Luis mentioned that process status is
> now set properly on system calls, but I wanted to verify. Mostly I want
> to borrow things for Sapphire if they're useful. :)
I have some patches that applies directly to 1.8.6 codebase if you
want to check them:
Didn't had chance to test 1.8.7 after preview2 but will try this
weekend if time allows (last time was badly broken for me at least).
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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