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Re: Permission denied (Ruby under Cygwin)

On Jun 18 06:19, Brian Dessent wrote:
> Ronald Fischer wrote:
> > There is none. I was told by Ruby-Talk people that I should use the
> > Windows
> > gem - it would work fine.
> Ugh.

Indeed, ugh.  Who told you that, some random guy on ruby-talk or
somebody who actually knows what (s)he's talking about?

> You're mixing native win32 stuff with Cygwin stuff.  You're trying to
> load the module into a running copy of a Cygwin ruby but this module
> imports symbols from the other copy of ruby in in C:\ruby185\.  This
> means it probably expects data structures of the native build, and most
> likely will crash or act with very unpredictable behavior when used
> elsewhere.  In general this kind of cross-polination is never a good
> idea.
> The *right* way to do it is to either stick to the win32 build (only) or
> to build all the components that you want to use as Cygwin modules.



Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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