On Sep 18, 9:13=A0pm, Michal Suchanek <hramr... / centrum.cz> wrote:
> Thanks for the new Ruby installer.
>
> There are a few bits that I find odd:
>
> I noticed that the zlib extension is both in 1.8 and in site_ruby for
> some reason.
>

Hmn, really odd.

That could be the cause of the reported bug about Zlib buffer error.
It's supposed to be removed by the bootstrap process, but looks like
is not working properly.

> The curses extension can crash Ruby easily when used improperly.
>
> irb(main):001:0> require 'curses'
> =3D> true
> irb(main):002:0> Curses.close_screen
> (irb):2: [BUG] Segmentation fault
> ruby 1.8.6 (2008-08-11) [i386-mswin32]
>
> This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual =
way.
> Please contact the application's support team for more information.
>

That will require proper reporting to curses maintainer and ruby-core
to update the bundled C code extension, since Ruby Installer project
is taking the binary version of it and adding the PDCurses dynamic
library (DLL) to allow the extension to work, nothing more, nothing
less.

> Thanks
>
> Michal

Thank you Michal for your report and feedback, nice findings!

Regards,
--
Luis Lavena