Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> You can get the (hopefully) final preview to 1.8.1.
> 
>   ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.1-preview4.tar.gz
> 
> Enjoy and report problems if you find any.
> 
> I will going to release 1.8.1 on 24th or 25th, unless any showstopper
> prevents me.  Merry Christmas.
> 
> 							matz.
> 
> 
Well...

E:\dev\Src\ruby-1.8.1\test>runner.rb
Loaded suite test
Started
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....................basic_auth is not supported under soap4r + net/http 
for now.
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Finished in 619.08 seconds.

   1) Error:
test_ln(TestFileUtils):
Errno::EINVAL: Invalid argument - data/same or tmp/lndest
     E:/usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/fileutils.rb:246:in `link'
     E:/usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/fileutils.rb:246:in `ln'
     E:/usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/fileutils.rb:244:in `fu_each_src_dest0'
     E:/usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/fileutils.rb:244:in `ln'
     E:/dev/Src/ruby-1.8.1/test/fileutils/test_fileutils.rb:389:in `test_ln'
     E:/dev/Src/ruby-1.8.1/test/fileutils/test_fileutils.rb:388:in `each'
     E:/dev/Src/ruby-1.8.1/test/fileutils/test_fileutils.rb:388:in `test_ln'

682 tests, 7955 assertions, 0 failures, 1 errors

but that's ln, it shouldn't work in windows anyway, isn't it?.
Tested in Win200 pro on cmd and msys shell, compiled with mingw, both 
results the same in test_fileutils.rb. I'm not sure what the soap4r 
above means.

cheers
Adartse