Hi all,

I am pleased to announce that the first bug fix release for Ruby 1.8.6
has been released.

This release includes some fixes made upon Ruby 1.8.6, the latest stable
release.

The source code tarballs are available in several formats at the
following locations:

ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.6-p36.tar.bz2
ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.6-p36.tar.gz
ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.6-p36.zip

Checksums:

    MD5(ruby-1.8.6-p36.tar.gz)= 2a252394ecdcbcb3a55732efd9d38e27
    SHA256(ruby-1.8.6-p36.tar.gz)= 1a9db5f4720a7023d9ecfaa6c4128ecb5f8cd59460744fb4b5f3b64ed3786935
    SIZE(ruby-1.8.6-p36.tar.gz)= 4535005

    MD5(ruby-1.8.6-p36.tar.bz2)= eb7f25818cb6993839b38d1f21bd4ea1
    SHA256(ruby-1.8.6-p36.tar.bz2)= a9b9715235580e1ba9248aeef5f9a8d329824b04d1b0af2a30ab74d3123c801c
    SIZE(ruby-1.8.6-p36.tar.bz2)= 3905975

    MD5(ruby-1.8.6-p36.zip)= 9ba29d5f1de37a49f89f280d94aea67d
    SHA256(ruby-1.8.6-p36.zip)= b9d8945d6207db2a15991d874ce93320fe2565225a2b219cab8c56ffb3d8d834
    SIZE(ruby-1.8.6-p36.zip)= 5544539

I'm sorry we have not yet written a errata document for 1.8.6 release.
Please refer following document to see the list of issues fixed.

http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/tags/v1_8_6_36/ChangeLog

Enjoy!