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It's good to know that somebody has successfully done this.  I've tried in
the past with mixed results - there seemed to be issues with the "DOS" path
separators "\" vs.the cygwin "/" but I can't remember the specifics.

You have inspired me to try again!

On 10/4/07, Jay Levitt <jay+news / jay.fm> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 4 Oct 2007 18:15:36 +0900, Robert Klemme wrote:
>
> > I'm curious: why do you discourage usage of cygwin's ruby?
>
> Good question; I actually rarely use my Win32 Ruby install anymore,
> finding
> it much easier to launch everything, including Rails, from cygwin, where
> all the gems have no problem building their own extlibs.
>
> I develop in Eclipse, which of course is not a cygwin app, but I just
> point
> it at the cygwin interpreter and forget that I have two separate
> environments.  I keep a cygwin bash window open (via rxvt) so I can do
> irb,
> run scripts, etc.
>
> --
> Jay Levitt                |
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> Faster: jay at jay dot fm | cry or shout or hit.
> http://www.jay.fm         | - Kristoffer
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