Chad Fowler [mailto:chadfowler / gmail.com] helpfully wrote:

> > c:/ruby181-13/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/builder.rb:61: [BUG]
> > Segmentation fault ruby 1.8.2 (2004-05-19) [i386-mswin32]
> > 
> > This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an 
> > unusual way. Please contact the application's support team for more 
> > information.
> > 
> >
> 
> Strange one.   I'm not seeing this on my computer at work.  I'm
> running the windows installer version from RubyForge (latest 
> one).  It looks like the following line from builder.rb is 
> causing Ruby to segfault on your computer
> 
>  data = [Zlib::Deflate.deflate(File.open(entry['path'], "rb") {|f|
> f.read})].pack("m")
> 
> Can you try this from the shell in windows to see if it also 
> segfaults?
> 
> ruby -rzlib -e 'p Zlib::Deflate.deflate("Blah")'

Yes, it does segfaults.

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C:\temp\gem\rubygems-0.4.0>ruby -rzlib -e 'p Zlib::Deflate.deflate("Blah")'
-e:1: [BUG] Segmentation fault
ruby 1.8.2 (2004-05-19) [i386-mswin32]

This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual
way.
Please contact the application's support team for more information.
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kind regards -botp

> 
> Chad
>