On Feb 17, 2:13=A0pm, Marc Heiler <sheve... / linuxmail.org> wrote:
> Is there an .exe file for 1.9 ?
>

By exe you mean installer?

Pointed before:

http://rubyinstaller.org/

> I want to try out 1.9 on windows, but I am very much used to the old
> exe
>

Then I would recommend download binaries from here:

http://www.garbagecollect.jp/ruby/mswin32/en/download/release.html

And follow instructions from here:

http://www.garbagecollect.jp/ruby/mswin32/en/documents/install.html

Try locate the specific versions of these components and get it
working.

The reasoning behind there is no One-Click Installer for Ruby 1.9 is
described here:

http://wiki.github.com/oneclick/rubyinstaller/faq

And more specifically here:

http://wiki.github.com/oneclick/rubyinstaller/faq#bundled_short
http://wiki.github.com/oneclick/rubyinstaller/faq#bundled_long

> I am a bit shy to fiddle with MinGW

There is no need to fiddle with MinGW, read the tutorials:

http://wiki.github.com/oneclick/rubyinstaller/tutorials

And one that even has pretty pictures:

http://geeksharp.com/2010/01/18/windows-ruby-native-gems-1-9-1/

Cheers,
--
Luis Lavena