Nobuyoshi Nakada wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> At Mon, 3 Mar 2008 14:07:32 +0900,
> Daniel Berger wrote in [ruby-core:15733]:
>>> Normally, win32ole will never be built on non-Windows platforms.
>>>
>>> BTW, pass --without-ext=win32ole as configure argument to avoid
>>> building win32ole.
>> Right, but how do I do it without having to be explicit? I'm trying to 
>> replace Win32API with win32/api (my own version) and it keeps trying to 
>> build it on OS X during the make phase.
>>
>> I've got an extconf.rb and api.c file under ruby/ext/win32/api, which is 
>>   a similar layout to io/wait and its extconf.rb and wait.c files.
> 
> In extconf.rb, you can check the target platform or necessary
> libraries like win32ole.

Oh, silly me, now that I look at win32ole it checks for windows.h or it 
doesn't build at all.

>> I've edited the Setup file to include a "#win32/api", but it still 
>> continues to try to compile it.
> 
> It is commented out and has no effect, and it will be linked
> statically against the shared library if it has no #.
> 
> Setup file is used to just direct which extensions to be
> linked statically, not which extensions to be compiled.

That's what I thought, but Phlip's comments made me think it was doing 
some sort of double duty. Disregard.

Thanks,

Dan