nobu.nokada / softhome.net wrote in message news:<200410241422.i9OEMeCf009398 / sharui.nakada.niregi.kanuma.tochigi.jp>...
> 
> But it would be buried in lots of other messages. Instead, what
> about an option that direct which libraries should be compiled?
> 
> E.g.:
> 
>   $ make EXTS=+zlib
> 
> will stop if zlib can't get compiled.

Haven't tried the patch, but it sounds good to me.

Also, is there any way to compile ruby and its libs in debug mode? 
Something along the lines of:

> make debug  (or nmake debug on windows)

I'm trying 1.9 CVS and Zlib::GzipWriter's closing of files is crashing
right and left and want to track why.