Hello,

Was wondering if any committer could care take a look to this message?
([ruby-core:32351])

I would personally appreciate the feedback and the help.

Even if the answer is a negative one, at least tell me that and will
stop caring about these issues.

Thank you.

On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 7:22 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena / gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Over the past days I've been flooding Redmine with bug reports
> associated with cross-compilation (OSX->Windows) using mingw-w64
> project.
>
> I've provided patches for some of these issus:
>
> http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/3666
> http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/2531
> http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/3822
>
> And created others that might require further analysis from core members:
>
> http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/3824
>
> Also, others needs to be closed, since the issue exposed in them has
> been solved:
>
> http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/1412
> http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/2486
> http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/3218
>
> I'm seeking for help from Ruby-Core on the open issues and approval of
> the provided patches.
>
> The reason for me bringing this to attention is that to help improve
> Windows support, I've created a tool called rake-compiler that allow
> Linux/OSX developers test and generate gems for Windows users, pushing
> towards a better and more integrated community.
>
> However, latest changes and the backport misses in 1.8.7, 1.9.1 and
> 1.9.2 from trunk are not allowing this tool provide a working Ruby
> version for these developers.
>
> Without that tool and these Rubies, these developers cannot check or
> correct issues reported by Windows users, rendering newer gems or
> packages useless for them.
>
> Aiming improve the ecosystem, I'm asking here for experienced
> Ruby-Core developers that can help us solve these issues.
>
> Thank you in advance for your attention.
> --
> Luis Lavena
> AREA 17
> -
> Perfection in design is achieved not when there is nothing more to add,
> but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
> Antoine de Saint-Exup=E9ry
>



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Luis Lavena
AREA 17
-
Perfection in design is achieved not when there is nothing more to add,
but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exup=E9ry