On Feb 19, 2008 10:52 AM, Active View <active.view / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Ben Bleything wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 20, 2008, Active View wrote:
> >> Hmm... Thanks... I thought that was an overall installer for Ruby?? Or
> >> was it an installation file with all the libraries in?
> >
> > It is an installer for Ruby.  What I'm suggesting is that instead of
> > using cygwin, which is an overly complex mess, use the OCI instead.
> > Install Ruby using the OCI and then install ruby-serialport.
> >
> > Ben
>
> Hmm... I already have Ruby installed in my computer and it was done
> using the OCI. So now I only need to install the serialport libraries
> and it is giving me real lot of headaches... =[
>
>
> Thank you.

I've only worked with the serial port on *nixes, but doing a little
googling, there's also

http://grub.ath.cx/win32serial/

a conversation about which you can find at

http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/235343

hth,
Todd