> P> but this is not nearly as clean.  BTW, does anyone know why I can't just
> P> get Config::CONFIG['archdir'] instead of that messy first line?  It's
> P> available from irb, but from inside a Makefile, I just get nil.
>
>  Work fine for me

Ah, I see what's going on here.  I was running irb for Ruby 1.6.4, but
running make on a machine that was still on Ruby 1.6.3.  Did 1.6.3 not
have archdir?

Paul