On Wed, Jun 18, 2003 at 02:08:21AM +0900, Hal E. Fulton wrote:
 Well, I know that djgpp works fine for me
> on Windows. (This is the DeLorie version 
> of gcc -- may not be latest -- not sure 
> why it's called that, but the executable

IIRC he claimed that his legal first name was 'DJ' on his webpage,
not sure if it was a joke or not.

> is just gcc.exe as you'd expect).
> 
> Now, having said that, I have *not*
> compiled Ruby on Windows (though I have
> on other platforms, of course). Nor have
> I tried to install a Ruby package that
> needed a C compiler. I should try that.
> 
> At any rate, I've heard that this is 
> theoretically possible with VC++ (and I 
> think there are even build notes for it).
> So I think it should be possible with a 
> Windows gcc also (without Cygwin, which I
> haven't used lately).

mingw and stuff, I believe

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