I can't reproduce it neither, I don't have a Darwin version lower than 
v.6.1
This is the output I get

[belanglu:ruby/work/ruby] luc% setenv DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH .
[belanglu:ruby/work/ruby] luc% make test
test succeeded
[belanglu:ruby/work/ruby] luc% ruby --version
ruby 1.7.3 (2002-10-16) [powerpc-darwin6.1]
[belanglu:ruby/work/ruby] luc% uname -a
Darwin belanglu.local. 6.1 Darwin Kernel Version 6.1: Fri Sep  6 
23:24:34 PDT 2002; root:xnu/xnu-344.2.obj~2/RELEASE_PPC  Power 
Macintosh powerpc


On Mercredi, octo 16, 2002, at 12:41 America/Montreal, Eric Melville 
wrote:

>> The patch seems to make ENV[]= coredump.
>>
>> $ make test
>> ../rubytest.rb:25: [BUG] Segmentation fault
>> ruby 1.6.8 (2002-10-10) [powerpc-darwin5.3.2]
>> make: *** [test] Abort trap
>> $ sed -n 25p ../rubytest.rb
>>   ENV[dldpath] = x
>>
>> Please debug. :)

Please debug...  Can you provide more information? Like where the 
segmentation fault occur, with a crash log from Console.app? What 
options did you use to configure ruby?


> I can't reproduce this on darwin 6.1. I'm also using ruby 1.6.7 but I 
> don't
> think that should be a factor.
>
> Perhaps we're running into a darwin bug here?
>


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