Florian Frank <flori / nixe.ping.de> wrote in message news:<20040312233011.GA18121 / combinator.eavesdrop.ping.de>...
> On 2004-03-13 07:44:36 +0900, Phil Tomson wrote:
> > I can't find the OpenSSL-for-Ruby package.  RAA says it should be at:
> >  	http://www.freesoftware.fsf.org/rubypki/
> > 
> > but nothing is there.
> 
> It's now in the standard library that comes with Ruby 1.8.x.

However, it's not in the Windows rubyinstaller installation from:
http://rubyinstaller.sourceforge.net/

I suspect this is because you can't rely on the fact that an openssl
library will be available on Windows.  Apparently, openssl libraries
exist commonly under Linux, so there's a library to link the extension
to.

Phil