On Sep 26, 2007, at 10:00 , Rick DeNatale wrote:
> On 9/25/07, Eric Hodel <drbrain / segment7.net> wrote:
>> On Sep 25, 2007, at 14:59 , Roger Pack wrote:
>>
>>> Does ruby compile by default with pthreads enabled?
>>
>> No.
>
> I seem to recall that one of the library extensions (Tk if I'm not
> mistaken) either wouldn't compile or complained loudly if if found
> that Ruby had been compiled without pthreads enabled.

Correct.

If you check out from source and run:

autoconf && ./configure && make

ruby will not be linked with the system pthread library.