Eric Hodel <drbrain / segment7.net> wrote on 22.08.2006 21:32:42:

> On Aug 22, 2006, at 10:49 AM, Kent Sibilev wrote:
> > On 8/22/06, Eric Hodel <drbrain / segment7.net> wrote:
> >> On Aug 21, 2006, at 10:47 PM, Kent Sibilev wrote:
> >> > $ ri --system Dir | head
> >> > -------------------------------------------------------------
> >> > Class: Dir
> >> >     tmpdir - retrieve temporary directory path
> >> >
> >> >     $Id: tmpdir.rb,v 1.5.2.1 2005/12/15 15:57:05 matz Exp $
> >>
> >> I don't know if I can fix this one this close to 1.8 either.  I think
> >> there is a patch posted here that will fix it, but I am not sure.
> >
> > From my prospective, this is a showstopper.
> 
> 1_8 is frozen.  I cannot fix it without matz' approval.

 I think we should fix the RI in way or another. It is a vital tool
 for developers. 

 - Ville
 
p.s
 on solaris 10 with forte cc, the ruby 1.8.5p5 passes all the tests 
 cleanly.