Alexandru Popescu wrote:
> Sorry but I still don't get it.... why do I need to compile Ruby
> myself if I intend to use a different compiler for extensions. That is
> the puzzling piece.
> 
> ./alex
> -- 

Because your extension is (statically) linked against (if you use the
one-click) msvcrt-ruby18.lib (which will in turn load the dll) and the
library format does change between compilers.

- at least that's how i understand it.

cheers

Simon