Luis Lavena wrote:
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> This is a pure-ruby solution that download and setup a mingw+msys
> environment to get Ruby build.
> 
> It uses some rake recipes to download all the needed packages
> At this time Ruby 1.8.6 p111 is targeted, but targeting Ruby 1.9 will
> no have mayor issues.
> 
> Dependencies are not compiled, just downloaded for the time being.
> Tested all the scenarios (pre-built and compile from source) and there
> are issues with them which I reported previously.
> 
> To bootstrap and use this project, you need:
> - Ruby 1.8.5 or greater
> - Rake 0.7.3 or greater
> - Tar [1] and Unzip [2] binary packages from GnuWin32

Aren't they in MSys?

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> I suggest to those who are interested, help me get this working.


This does look like fun. I have a spare Windows XP license I'm not using
and a Linux hosted VMware Workstation 6. :) Are the compiler, linker,
"tar" and zip/gzip/bzip2 the only external dependencies you have at the
moment?