Hi,

At Wed, 18 Jul 2007 17:58:57 +0900,
Ralph Grothe wrote in [ruby-talk:260415]:
> > It is just ignored by configure itself, but passed to
> > ext/zlib/extconf.rb via dir_config("zlib") call.
> > Or, you can pass it as CONFIGURE_ARGS environment variable.
> 
> So it instead didn't ignore these args despite your assumption.
> 
> I just would like to complain why they simply don't mention these 
> configure flags in the --help dump?

Because configure doesn't take care of such unknown flags, but
simply stores them in config.status file, as is.  It doesn't
mention flags about which it knows nothing, of course.

-- 
Nobu Nakada