RubyInstaller 1.9.3-p286 released

In combination with the rest of the RubyInstaller team, I’m very
pleased to announce the release of RubyInstaller packages for Ruby
1.9.3-p286

As usual, installer and 7z packages are available at RubyInstaller
website and RubyForge for download:

http://rubyinstaller.org/downloads
http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=167&release_id=46999

For verification, MD5 signatures of each file released are provided:

c44504cd9ba6c21da981803579c60f9f *ruby-1.9.3-p286-doc-chm.7z
8ba0d2203590dbf8e9d59d9d731c05d0 *ruby-1.9.3-p286-i386-mingw32.7z
256140c747422009ea04b10c8d638716 *rubyinstaller-1.9.3-p286.exe

Installer is also digitally signed to avoid alterations and UAC
warnings.

You can read Ruby’s own announcement here:

http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/400281

= What’s new?

Beyond what is covered by Ruby itself, we have our own set of
improvements:

  • Enhancements:

    • Upgraded Ruby 1.9.3 to patchlevel 286
    • Convert gdbm recipe to use Knapsack binaries
    • Convert pdcurses recipe to use Knapsack binaries
    • Convert tcl and tk recipes to use Knapsack binaries
  • Bugfixes:

    • Decreased file descriptors for 1.9.x to 2K. Closes #104 (again)
      Ruby associates a file descriptor to a socket, so can’t use more
      than
      2048 FDs

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