On 18/03/2008, Luis Lavena <luislavena / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 16, 2:12 pm, Phillip Gawlowski <cmdjackr... / googlemail.com>
>  wrote:
>
>
>  > (IMHO, it might be a great idea to switch to a more recent version of
>  > Visual C all together, considering that the Express Edition is free, and
>  > can produce non-/NET code, but that's just my opinion).
>  >
>
>
> Jumping late on this thread (been away in vacation trip).
>
>  Switching to VC8/VC9 or even VC7 requires recompilation of
>  dependencies to use the same CRT DLL. Search the list for posts about
>  this.
>
>  Been raised before, tried several times, and is impossible to
>  accomplish without loosing your brain in the process.
>
>  I think I will move the MinGW+MSYS building process one step further
>  and use the better Windows alternatives than traditional dependencies
>  (like win_iconv that _why commented previously).
>
>  You're welcome to join us at One-Click Installer Developement List
>  (http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/rubyinstaller-devel).
>
>  Regarding NSIS, I'll prefer move to MSI (Microsoft Installer) to
>  provide patches instead of full releases in the future.
>

That would be great. Both because of the possibility to make patches
and the better MS integration.

Thanks

Michal