A lot of the components of the installer are acquired as prebuilt
binaries. In the case of OpenSSL, these binaries do include the lib
files and I should have been including them. You can extract them
yourself from here:

  http://jarp.does.notwork.org/win32/openssl-0.9.7b-1-mswin32.zip

Curt

On 8/29/06, Bill Kelly <billk / cts.com> wrote:
> From: "Curt Hibbs" <ml.chibbs / gmail.com>
> >
> > This release upgrades Ruby to the recently
> > released version 1.8.5. A few Win32-Utils packages
> > have also been upgraded to newly released
> > versions, but other than that, everything else is
> > the same as the 1.8.4 release. You can download it
> > here:
> >
> >  http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=167
>
> Curt,
>
> Thanks very much for this release and all your work on
> the win32 installer!
>
> By any chance, are the .lib files for the packaged dll's
> available anywhere?
>
> For example, when building a ruby extension (eventmachine),
> during the extconf, I get:
>
> checking for main() in ssleay32.lib... no
>
> It would be great to have the .lib files corresponding to
> the .dll's.
>
> What do you think?
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bill
>
>
>