I tried those patches with xlc to no luck.
Wouldn't those patches also have made it into the latest stable cvs?

On Sun, 21 Aug 2005, KUBO Takehiro wrote:

> ober <ober / linbsd.org> writes:
>
>> I know this is a thorn to bring up every so often.
>> But I have yet to find either an AIX package for 5.x
>> or instructions on how to build 1.8.2 with sockets that actually work.
>> I did get one build once, but it failed with errors trying to use SOAP.
>>
>> Has anyone any new info on the AIX port?
>
> I have no news for an AIX package. But as for the latter how about two
> patches at the following URL?
>  http://www.ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/142201
> note: It may not be compiled by gcc. I've always built by cc.
>
> If you have already tried with these patches, post the error messages.
> I've not tested real applications. My test script is extremely simple.
> It may cause no problem even though that patches couldn't fix all
> problems.
>
> My test script:
>   require 'net/http'
>   Net::HTTP.start('www.example.com', 80) { |http|
>      response = http.get('/index.html')
>      puts response.body
>   }
>
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