Austin Ziegler <halostatue / gmail.com> writes:

> On 6/4/05, Christian Neukirchen <chneukirchen / gmail.com> wrote:
>> But now, I'll ask you: Are you satisfied with the way installing Ruby
>> extensions and libraries works?  Do you think there is a place for
>> Package?  Do you have further improvements or can provide alternative
>> ideas?
>
> I think that there is room for improvement, definitely. However, if
> you're going to do extension support with this, it absolutely *must*
> work perfectly well on Windows. It has to work better than setup.rb,
> and setup.rb works mostly well for that. Gems, much less so.

I don't think making the installer work on windows "perfectly" would
be a hard job.  For building extensions, things look a bit
different...  I'd certainly need a win32 expert for that.

How well does extconf.rb work on win32?

> -austin
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