Thanks a lot. :)

I wish you had better news, but atleast i can abandon this, and move
back to my MINGW compiled ruby.

Mt.

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 10:50 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 19, 2:26 am, mutahhir hayat <mutahhir.... / gmail.com> wrote:
>  > On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 3:59 AM, Luis Lavena <luislav... / gmail.com> wrote:
>  > > On Mar 18, 12:27 am, mt <mutahhir.... / gmail.com> wrote:
>  > >  > Hey guys,
>  >
>  > >  >    I wonder if you could help me out with this,
>  >
>  > >  > The situation is:
>  > >  >   Compiled Ruby 1.8.6 myself using MSVC8
>  > >  >   Downloaded SQLite3 and placed the headers and libraries in the
>  > >  > proper locations (atleast i think so)
>  >
>  > >  Did you set INCLUDE and LIB to add these files? or you just drop them
>  > >  into INCLUDE and LIB of your compiler?
>  >
>  > Dropped them into the include and lib.
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  > >  >   Ran the sqlite3-ruby gem and it's happy, everything seems fine
>  > >  >   Testing creating a DB in irb causes it to throw up a MSCVRT8-
>  > >  > ruby18.dll missing error.
>  >
>  > >  It seems you're trying to use the pre-built windows gem instead of
>  > >  compile from source... If you had RubyGems 1.0.1 installed, that
>  > >  should happen :)
>  >
>  > >  the pre-built SQlite gem is built with VC6 and linked to standard ruby
>  > >  runtime (MSVCRT-RUBY18.DLL)
>  >
>  > >  >   Recompiled ruby, but the compilation process only creates MSCVR8-
>  > >  > ruby18.dll (missing T)
>  > >  >   If anyone has an idea to fix this, great! please tell me how.
>  >
>  > >  >   So, i think, maybe its SQLite3-ruby at fault, so i'll recompile it.
>  > >  >   Download the sources, create a sqlite3.lib
>  > >  >   Download the sqlite3-ruby sources, and try compiling it using my
>  > >  > compiler
>  > >  >   Nags on
>  > >  >     BLOB already defined in (something)_types.h, basically i think its
>  > >  > related to winsock2.h
>  >
>  > >  I've already reported this problem:
>  >
>  > >  http://rubyforge.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=10761&group_id...
>  >
>  > >  >   Anyone dealt with this before?
>  >
>  > >  Yes, been there, done that, failed too :-)
>  >
>  > >  You will require to build everything from scratch for make Ruby VC8
>  > >  build to work properly. That includes sqlite3 DLL itself, since it
>  > >  links to a different runtime than your Ruby interpreter. Search the
>  > >  list for MSVCRT VC6 and VC8 issues.
>  >
>  > Sorry, I don't understand. I did build everything from scratch, and
>  > the last BLOB error was occuring whilst i was trying to create
>  > Sqlite3-ruby, where sqlite3.lib had been compiled by myself on my
>  > compiler.
>
>  The BLOB error I reported in the rubyforge ticket is the same, the
>  SWIG generated wrapper (the .c file used in sqlite3-ruby) clash with
>  the BLOBL definition one of the Windows headres includes. this happens
>  with VC6 and VC7 too.
>
>  Regarding the compilation of sqlite3, I commented that since use the
>  standard distribution available online is linked with MSVCRT.dll, and
>  that could generate some crashes since your ruby interpreter is linked
>  to MSVCR80.DLL
>
>  >It just seems to me a sort of precedence issue, that if
>  > somehow, we could exclude certain libraries from the compilation
>  > process, we'd be fine....
>  >
>
>  The problem recides in the SWIG code (.i) which is used to generate
>  the .c file that is raising the compilation issues.
>
>  --
>  Luis Lavena
>
>