On Nov 26, 2011, at 06:30 , Andrew Grimm wrote:

> I tried compiling the trunk version on OS X Snow Leopard, and it
> didn't work, and it didn't give a meaningful error message:
>=20
> https://gist.github.com/1395715 has the attempt, with the failure
> during the ./configure step. At the end, there is also uname
> information, and the version of ruby-head used.
>=20
> I had previously tried compiling it under rvm, and it didn't work.
> User mpapis of the #rvm channel also tried compiling it on OS X using
> rvm, and couldn't get it to work either. He didn't try compiling
> directly (ie not using rvm), however. mpapis also tried compiling on
> Linux, and it worked there (see the gist for OS details).
>=20
> I'm hesitant in claiming that this is a bug, because I've never tried
> compiling Ruby without RVM before. Can someone who has experience with
> directly compiling ruby on OS X check whether it's working for them?

I've currently got r33782 (2011-11-17) checked out and it configures on =
osx just fine.

If you can build that revision and not the absolute latest, then it is =
definitely a bug.

I think it is a bug regardless because it looks like a syntax error in =
configure.in.