On Sat, 5 Jun 2004, Richard Kilmer wrote:

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# On Jun 4, 2004, at 6:46 AM, Chad Fowler wrote:
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# >>>
# >>> 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.
# >>
# >> -------------------------------------------
# >> 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]
# >>
# >>
# >
# > Can anyone else confirm that zlib segfaults on this release of ruby on
# > Windows?
# >
# > Chad
# >
# >
# >
#
# This DOES NOT segfault on WinXP Home w/latest Ruby win32 distro...works
# like a charm.  What version of Ruby is being used?
#
#
Looks like he has compiled his own.  I see that there is a "devel" target
in the win32 installer builder.  Any chance the team would consider
periodically (or nightly?!) releasing a devel version of the installer for
those of us who don't have a good setup for compiling stuff for Windows?

Chad