Hi,

At Fri, 22 Jul 2005 18:00:56 +0900,
Bjoern wrote in [ruby-talk:149164]:
> I am trying to build a program that comes with a ruby extension. It 
> seems extconf.rb does all the wrong things, though. For example it seems 
> to set 'cl' as the compiler, whereas I want to use gcc (from MinGW). If 
> I edit the makefile to change cl to gcc, I get a 'gcc: no input files'. 
> However, I don't really know anything about gcc compiler flags.

You use ruby compiled with VisualC++, but will need ruby
compiled with mingw to compile an extension with mingw.

What mkmf.rb does is system/platform dependent configuration,
so you can't use it for other platforms.

-- 
Nobu Nakada