[Win32utils-devel] win32-daemon 0.6.1 problem

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 22:52:53 EST 2008

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 10:08 PM, Heesob Park <phasis at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/11/6 Berger, Daniel <Daniel.Berger at qwest.com>:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: win32utils-devel-bounces at rubyforge.org
>>> [mailto:win32utils-devel-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of
>>> Park Heesob
>>> Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2008 8:56 AM
>>> To: Development and ideas for win32utils projects
>>> Subject: Re: [Win32utils-devel] win32-daemon 0.6.1 problem
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Berger, Daniel" <Daniel.Berger at qwest.com>
>>> To: "Development and ideas for win32utils projects"
>>> <win32utils-devel at rubyforge.org>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2008 1:23 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [Win32utils-devel] win32-daemon 0.6.1 problem
>>> >
>>> > PS - Maybe it's time to revisit
>>> >
>>> http://rubyforge.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=16627&group_id=
>>> > 85
>>> > &atid=413, too.
>>> >
>>> Here is the new version using TCP protocal.
>> <snip>
>> Wow, excellent. Thanks for all your hard work!
>> Do you prefer this implementation to the other one?
>> The _only_ downside I see here is the socket/runtime issue with the one
>> click installer. If we ship this version, I think we must ship our own
>> socket.so, too. That, or we rewrite the socket library using win32-api
>> or ffi, and make that a dependency, but I think that's a last resort.
> The socket/runtime issue is a ruby-core win32.c issue related with the
> USE_WINSOCK2 macro. The current quick workaround is running
> configure.bat without --with-winsock2 option. Is there any special
> reason One-Click Ruby Installer team built Ruby with --with-winsock2
> option?

Actually the binaries bundled with One-Click Ruby Installer are from
japanesse site garbagecollect:


We don't have the control over the build or the dependencies and we
need to "find" which one was the proper one :-P

Another reason we are working on the MinGW version.
Luis Lavena
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