Bug #996: IRB doesn't work anymore with ruby-1.9.1-rc1 on MinGW
http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/996

Author: Chauk-Mean PROUM
Status: Open, Priority: High
Target version: 1.9.1 RC2
Reproducible Version: 1.9.1 RC1

Hi,

With ruby-1.9.1-rc1 on MinGW, when irb is launched, nothing is displayed.
In fact, everything that is entered (e.g s = "hello") is not visible (i.e. is not echoed).
But when Enter is pressed, irb outputs the result.

Note that with ruby-1.9.1-preview2 on MinGW, irb (with the completion support) works as expected.

My configuration :
- Windows XP SP2
- stable version of MinGW :
  - w32api-3.13
  - mingwrt-3.15.1
  - binutils-2.19
  - gcc-3.4.5
- MSYS and MSYSDTK 1.0.10

My build process from MSYS shell :
(MinGW is installed in C:/opt/MinGW)
- zlib-1.2.3 (zlib.net)
./configure --prefix=C:/opt/MinGW
make
make test
make install

- termcap-1.3.1 (www.gnu.org)
./configure --prefix=C:/opt/MinGW
make
make install

- readline-5.2 (www.gnu.org)
./configure --prefix=C:/opt/MinGW --disable-shared
make
make install

- ruby :
./configure --prefix=C:/opt/ruby19 --program-suffix=19 --with-static-linked-ext
make
make test
make install


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