> When compiling ruby, is there a way to link using gcc instead of ld?  (I'm
> running under IRIX 6.5.) I can manually edit the Makefile after running
> configure to change the LDSHARED variable, but I was hoping to find a less
> fiddly way to do it.

`make LDSHARED=gcc`

or something like that, iff the Makefiles are gnuish enough to use
"make -C" internally.

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