>>"Mark Probert" <probertm / nortelnetworks.com> wrote in message
>>news:5.1.0.14.2.20021004120834.00b11458 / zcard04k.ca.nortel.com...
>> >
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I have just built the latest snapshot using mingw and
>> > the tests work fine.  However, I do the install, cd and
>> > run ruby -v and it just sits there doing nothing. Obviously
>> > an install problem.
>>....
>> > The Win32 version of ruby is also installed (d:\apps\ruby\bin)
>> > however with renamed executables.  There are no conflicting
>> > env variables that I can see.  The Win32 version still works
>> > fine.
>> >
>> > Any thoughts?
>>
>>Could it be that the .so dll's from the other installation are being loaded
>>instead of the mingw ones?
>>Try to rename the directory where the Win32 version is located so the search
>>paths become invalid.
>
>Same behavior, unfortunately.
>
>It's not a build problem.  It all seems to work as expected
>on my Solaris box ...

This is quite strange.  I am using MSYS package 1.0.8 which includes
bash 2.0.4.  The problem with ruby hanging occurs with bash, not
with cmd.exe.  cmd.exe works as expected with the mingw build of
ruby.

I guess that it is a bash problem.  Has anyone experienced
anything similar?



-mark.