On Saturday 24 November 2001 06:32 pm, you wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Nov 2001, Albert Wagner wrote:
> > > Do you really think this will affect what you'll be able to do on
> > > cygwin? AFAIK, the Ruby tarball can be built without special treatment
> > > on Cygwin since its close enough to the Unix env were Ruby is
> > > developed. What am I missing here?
> >
> > There is more in the ruby.exe than ruby itself.
>
> Which ruby.exe do you refer to? I'm still not with you...

specifically, ruby165-0.exe

http://www.pragmaticprogrammer.com/ruby/downloads/ruby-install.html

Maybe I misunderstand.  But it seems that I will have 2 options:

(1)  Install a similar exe (all parts compiled with MSVC);  Then compile 
additional extensions with MinGW

OR

(2)  Compile everything with Cygwin

Am I wrong?

>
> /Robert