(2010/03/11 15:34), Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> But applying the patch to the svn tree (branch v1_8_7) works,
> strangely. This is very surprising, because the Debian package and
> the SVN tree should be almost identical (we do have a few
> Debian-specific things, but nothing that should be relevant). I tried
> to download the ruby-1.8.7-p249.tar.gz tarball, and rebuild it with
> the patch applied, and it works like the SVN branch (=>  the patch
> works).

Please let us know such fixes, even if it is ugly like following patch:
http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/2724

We want to know platform dependent problems.

> Conclusion: your patch fixes the bug, and we have something broken in
> the Debian package that causes the effects of your patch to be
> hidden. Would you happen to know if something in the Ruby build
> process could explain that?

Ruby has many portability hacks.
So we have many possibilities...
(so, we want to know such problems)

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