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Cool, thanks!!! I will be patiently waiting :)

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 6:20 PM, Michal Suchanek <hramrach / centrum.cz>wrote:

> On 30/01/2009, Zayd Abdullah <devrubygem / gmail.com> wrote:
> > Are there going to be a one click installer for this new version? I'm
> having
> >  trouble installing 1.9
> >
>
> The problem is not with Ruby itself but with the libraries it uses
> (zlib for gems, readline for irb, openssl for encryption and https
> networking, sqlite, ...)
>
> Most of these use unique build systems and have binaries built for
> windows with different compilers.
>
> To link this all together with Ruby is a recipe for disaster.
>
> For that reason Luis is working on a new One Click installer which
> builds all the libraries and ruby from source using the MinGW
> compiler.
>
> Unfortunately not all of the libraries build well in the MinGW
> environment out of the box (or on Windows at all) so the project
> requires lots of tedious work. There are only development and testing
> releases of this installer. As far as I know no final release that
> includes at least all the basic parts is available.
>
> Thanks
>
> Michal
>
>

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