nobu.nokada / softhome.net wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> At Tue, 2 Sep 2003 13:29:04 +0900,
> Daniel Berger wrote:
> 
>>I installed expat in c:\expat-1.95.6 (using the
>>windows installer for expat).  No problem.  The
>>expat.h (and other source files) are located in
>>c:\expat-1.95.6\source\lib.
>>
>>I verified that there's a "dir_config 'quixml'" -
>>there is.  So, I tried this:
>>
>>ruby extconf.rb
>>--with-quixml-dir=c:/expat-1.95.6/source.  That didn't
>>work.  Looking at the mkmf.log file I see this:
> 
> 
> Use --with-quixml-include=c:/expat-1.95.6/source/lib and
> --with-quixml-lib=c:/expat-1.95.6/source/lib.
> 
> mkmf.rb expects headers are placed in "include" and libraries
> are in "lib" respectively.
> 
> 
>>PS - I noticed that extconf.rb does not like
>>backslashes in directory names, e.g.
>>--with-quixml-dir=c:\expat-1.95.6\source.  I had to
>>use '\\' to get that to work properly.  Is that proper behavior?
> 
> 
> Yes, \ is used to escape meta-characters, e.g. space.

Thanks for the quick reply Nobu.  I will fold this information into the 
README shortly.

	Sean O'Dell