On 7/19/06, Sean O'Halpin <sean.ohalpin / gmail.com> wrote:

> I installed MinGW Current (MinGW-5.0.3) first, then
> MSYS-1.0.11-2004.04.30-1, downloaded and unpacked ruby stable snapshot
> (ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/stable-snapshot.tar.gz), fired up
> MSYS, entered this:
>
> ./configure --prefix=c:/ruby-mingw --enable-shared && make && make install
>
> Waited about 5-10 mins.
>
> Back at Windows command prompt:
>
> > cd \ruby-mingw\bin
> > ruby -v
> ruby 1.8.5 (2006-07-18) [i386-mingw32]
>
> Good luck!

Thanks, Sean! I will add this to my list of experiments to try. I'm
currently trying to build Ruby 1.8.4 using the patches for
win32/win32.{c,h} provided by Simon Kroger (and those seem to work,
BTW).