Compiling 1.8.4 with djgpp

I’m rather stubborn when something like this doesn’t work, but I’m
coming close to just using 1.8.2 with the click install for windows…
so I’m just going to ask here first.

I’m trying to compile Ruby 1.8.4 on Windows XP with djgpp. I believe I
have all of the required files for djgpp, and this is my sequence of

unzip ruby sources.
cd into ruby_src directory
type djgpp\configure.bat
type make

this is where I have the problem. I get this error message back from
“make.exe: Nothing to be done for ‘all’”.

I’m not too sure what to make of this, has anyone else had this problem?
Is the configure.bat not generating the correct file? Do I have djgpp
not installed correctly?

Here’s my configuration:


Attached is the Makefile that is generated.

Like I said in the beginning, I could be lazy and just use the 1 click
installer…but I’m determined to compile 1.8.4 on windows. I would
appreciate any and all help anyone can provide.

Thanks in advance,


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