Hello all, and sorry for a late reply.

Urabe Shyouhei wrote:
> I'm afraid to inform you that we are not ready for a 1.8.7 counterpart
> of it.  That's almost done, but a few test cases are still not green.
> I'll finish them up and re-inform you in a matter of days.  Please be
> patient.

I'm glad I've finally put a 1.8.7 release on our FTP server.  It's a
counterpart of 1.8.6-p368, so many bugs are fixed since the latest 1.8.7.
Check the ChangeLog for more details.

Released tarballs are available at:

ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.7-p160.tar.gz
ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.7-p160.tar.bz2
ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.7-p160.zip

and checksums:


MD5(ruby-1.8.7-p160.tar.gz)= 945398f97e2de6dd8ab6df68d10bb1a1
SHA256(ruby-1.8.7-p160.tar.gz)=
47c3d1ae6b3dbda230d04f258304516fc1da571fa757d5e1d8d0104b49045530
SIZE(ruby-1.8.7-p160.tar.gz)= 4818817

MD5(ruby-1.8.7-p160.tar.bz2)= f8ddb886b8a81cf005f53e9a9541091d
SHA256(ruby-1.8.7-p160.tar.bz2)=
e524a086212d2142c03eb6b82cd602adcac9dcf8bf60049e89aa4ca69864984d
SIZE(ruby-1.8.7-p160.tar.bz2)= 4137518

MD5(ruby-1.8.7-p160.zip)= 06319bafa225df47fe26dfb52bc174a7
SHA256(ruby-1.8.7-p160.zip)=
c56fefbb9e7e186bf9feeb864793ad2a53062ce871b47ab0170316e38f738995
SIZE(ruby-1.8.7-p160.zip)= 5876269

Have fun.