On Aug 21, 2007, at 12:14, Daniel Berger wrote:
> On Aug 20, 9:10 pm, Eric Hodel <drbr... / segment7.net> wrote:
>> As you may or may not have heard, RubyGems will be merged into Ruby
>> 1.9 sometime in October.  Before this can happen RubyGems needs to
>> automatically install dependencies based on platforms.  Fortunately
>> I've got the automatic install part written.  Unfortunately I don't
>> know if I've got figuring out the platforms right.  This is where  
>> you > come in.
>>
>> Dear Lazyweb,
>>
>> Here's my proposal for how we recognize platforms.  From
>> Config::CONFIG, take the target_os and run it through a case
>> statement to figure out OS and OS version (if any).  Combine the
>> target_cpu, OS and OS version.  This value is your platform.
>
> <snip>
>
>> Do I have all the platforms people run Ruby and RubyGems on?  If the
>> answer to this one is no, do this: <kbd>gem install tattle; tattle</
>> kbd>.  (Yes, AIX users, I'm talking to you.)
>
> I wasn't able to use tattle (because I couldn't get rubygems to
> install, because I couldn't get zlib to build), but here's all the
> rbconfig info I have:
>
> [...]
> arch => hppa2.0w-hpux11.31
> [...]

Beautiful, awesome, thanks!

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