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Vassilis Rizopoulos 12-05-2007 10:08 AM

Rubygems 0.9.5 and fastthread mswin32 gem
 
Is there a binary gem for fastthread on windows?

gem install fastthread on windows tries to compile with rather
unpleasant consequences.
I guess fastthread compilation is done with the VC6.0 tools, cause my
VS2005 installation crashes and burns:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC>gem install fastthread
Building native extensions. This could take a while...
ERROR: Error installing fastthread:
ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

c:/dev/ruby/bin/ruby.exe extconf.rb install fastthread
creating Makefile

nmake

Microsoft (R) Program Maintenance Utility Version 8.00.50727.762
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

cl -nologo -I. -Ic:/dev/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/i386-mswin32
-Ic:/dev/ruby/lib
/ruby/1.8/i386-mswin32 -I. -MD -Zi -O2b2xg- -G6 -c -Tcfastthread.c
cl : Command line warning D9035 : option 'Og-' has been deprecated and
will be r
emoved in a future release
cl : Command line warning D9002 : ignoring unknown option '-G6'
fastthread.c
c:\dev\ruby\lib\ruby\1.8\i386-mswin32\config.h(2) : fatal error C1189:
#error :
MSC version unmatch
NMAKE : fatal error U1077: '"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio
8\VC\BIN\c
l.EXE"' : return code '0x2'
Stop.

Anyone got an idea?
Cheers,
V.-
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Luis Lavena 12-05-2007 12:52 PM

Re: Rubygems 0.9.5 and fastthread mswin32 gem
 
On Dec 5, 7:08 am, Vassilis Rizopoulos <damp...@freemail.gr> wrote:
> Is there a binary gem for fastthread on windows?
>


Yes, there is.

RubyGems 0.9.5 is broken for mswin32.

This was reported here, in mongrel mailing list and all over the web.

> gem install fastthread on windows tries to compile with rather
> unpleasant consequences.


gem install is trying to install the ruby version of all these gems
since "think" there is no match for 'mswin32' platform.

All that was fixed on RubyGems trunk but still no official release of
"0.9.5.1" to fix it.

> I guess fastthread compilation is done with the VC6.0 tools, cause my
> VS2005 installation crashes and burns:
>


You can use a different compiler than the one use to build ruby. You
need to build ruby with VS2005.

That's another story, the bottom line is: rubygems shouldn't be asking

Revert to RubyGems 0.9.4 for the time being and this problem will go
away.

(I know is not your fault, but I'm really getting tired of repeat
myself all over again).

HTH,

Luis

Vassilis Rizopoulos 12-05-2007 01:19 PM

Re: Rubygems 0.9.5 and fastthread mswin32 gem
 
Luis Lavena wrote:
> On Dec 5, 7:08 am, Vassilis Rizopoulos <damp...@freemail.gr> wrote:
> > Is there a binary gem for fastthread on windows? Yes, there is.
> > RubyGems 0.9.5 is broken for mswin32.
> > This was reported here, in mongrel mailing list and all over the
> > web.
> > gem install fastthread on windows tries to compile with rather
> > unpleasant consequences.

> gem install is trying to install the ruby version of all these gems
> since "think" there is no match for 'mswin32' platform.
> All that was fixed on RubyGems trunk but still no official release of
> "0.9.5.1" to fix it.
> > I guess fastthread compilation is done with the VC6.0 tools, cause
> > my VS2005 installation crashes and burns:

> You can use a different compiler than the one use to build ruby. You
> need to build ruby with VS2005.
> at's another story, the bottom line is: rubygems shouldn't be
> asking
> Revert to RubyGems 0.9.4 for the time being and this problem will go
> away.
> (I know is not your fault, but I'm really getting tired of repeat
> myself all over again).

I can undertsand that :). I guess I can get the binary gem and install
locally.
The problem is that reverting to 0.9.4 brings up a different problem
that I have with one of my own gems.
When I do a gem install or gem update rutema with 0.9.4 a list pops up
with the available versions.
Now the old versions (build with Hoe) have ruby as a platform. The new
versions (posted yesterday) have no platform set (empty parenthesis).
If I choose any of the new versions I get a 404 error from gem. Note
that this happens only on windows, on my mac everything works fine.
Everything is built with Hoe so it must be something that happened
during the upgrade of either rubygems or hoe.
Once I upgraded to rubygems 0.9.5 the problem went away.
Now it might be that because I built the gems on a system with 0.9.5
there is some kind of incompatibility with 0.9.4
I honestly don't have the time to look into it though :(
Cheers,
V.-

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Luis Lavena 12-05-2007 05:57 PM

Re: Rubygems 0.9.5 and fastthread mswin32 gem
 
On Dec 5, 10:19 am, Vassilis Rizopoulos <damp...@freemail.gr> wrote:
> Luis Lavena wrote:
> > On Dec 5, 7:08 am, Vassilis Rizopoulos <damp...@freemail.gr> wrote:
> > > Is there a binary gem for fastthread on windows? Yes, there is.
> > > RubyGems 0.9.5 is broken for mswin32.
> > > This was reported here, in mongrel mailing list and all over the
> > > web.
> > > gem install fastthread on windows tries to compile with rather
> > > unpleasant consequences.

> > gem install is trying to install the ruby version of all these gems
> > since "think" there is no match for 'mswin32' platform.
> > All that was fixed on RubyGems trunk but still no official release of
> > "0.9.5.1" to fix it.
> > > I guess fastthread compilation is done with the VC6.0 tools, cause
> > > my VS2005 installation crashes and burns:

> > You can use a different compiler than the one use to build ruby. You
> > need to build ruby with VS2005.
> > at's another story, the bottom line is: rubygems shouldn't be
> > asking
> > Revert to RubyGems 0.9.4 for the time being and this problem will go
> > away.
> > (I know is not your fault, but I'm really getting tired of repeat
> > myself all over again).

>
> I can undertsand that :). I guess I can get the binary gem and install
> locally.
> The problem is that reverting to 0.9.4 brings up a different problem
> that I have with one of my own gems.
> When I do a gem install or gem update rutema with 0.9.4 a list pops up
> with the available versions.
> Now the old versions (build with Hoe) have ruby as a platform. The new
> versions (posted yesterday) have no platform set (empty parenthesis).
> If I choose any of the new versions I get a 404 error from gem. Note
> that this happens only on windows, on my mac everything works fine.
> Everything is built with Hoe so it must be something that happened
> during the upgrade of either rubygems or hoe.
> Once I upgraded to rubygems 0.9.5 the problem went away.
> Now it might be that because I built the gems on a system with 0.9.5
> there is some kind of incompatibility with 0.9.4


Hoe set the platform to the gem specification to Gem::Platform::RUBY
by default, so if this was packaged in the gem as empty string or
rubygems being unable to 'parse' the platform rutema gem is set could
be a bug in rubygems itself.

You should report this situation in RubyGems tracker:

http://rubyforge.org/tracker/?group_id=126

> I honestly don't have the time to look into it though :(
> Cheers,
> V.-


Me neither :-P

A lot of folks didn't roll the upgrade to 0.9.5, and some of those who
made it revert back to 0.9.4...

I suggest you recreate these gems with 0.9.4 and ask Tom (at Rubyforge
support) to help you resync them on the mirrors replacing the old and
broken ones.

Regards.

Luis

Arthur Holstvoogd 12-11-2007 01:05 PM

Re: Rubygems 0.9.5 and fastthread mswin32 gem
 
I have the same problem, but i am using 0.9.4.
I've tried gem install fastthread and choose the mswin32 version, didn't
work, it tried to compile.
I've even downloaded the gem manually and tried to install it, but it
still tried to compile it.
Any clue what could be going on here?
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Luis Lavena 12-11-2007 03:06 PM

Re: Rubygems 0.9.5 and fastthread mswin32 gem
 
On Dec 11, 10:05 am, Arthur Holstvoogd <a.holstvo...@nedforce.nl>
wrote:
> I have the same problem, but i am using 0.9.4.
> I've tried gem install fastthread and choose the mswin32 version, didn't
> work, it tried to compile.
> I've even downloaded the gem manually and tried to install it, but it
> still tried to compile it.
> Any clue what could be going on here?


Weird:

D:\Users\Luis>gem install fastthread --include-dependencies --no-ri --
no-rdoc
Need to update 31 gems from http://gems.rubyforge.org
................................
complete
Select which gem to install for your platform (i386-mswin32)
1. fastthread 1.0.1 (mswin32)
2. fastthread 1.0.1 (ruby)
3. fastthread 1.0 (mswin32)
4. fastthread 1.0 (ruby)
5. Skip this gem
6. Cancel installation
> 1

Successfully installed fastthread-1.0.1-mswin32

D:\Users\Luis>irb
irb(main):001:0> require 'rubygems'
=> true
irb(main):002:0> require 'fastthread'
=> true
irb(main):003:0> Thread
Thread ThreadError ThreadGroup


D:\Users\Luis>gem -v
0.9.4

D:\Users\Luis>gem env
RubyGems Environment:
- VERSION: 0.9.4 (0.9.4)
- INSTALLATION DIRECTORY: C:/Ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8
- GEM PATH:
- C:/Ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8
- REMOTE SOURCES:
- http://gems.rubyforge.org



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