RubyInstaller releases delayed

Our goal is to release signed Windows installers, 7z archives, and
documentation for the RubyInstaller within 24 hours of official
ruby-core releases.

Due to availability realities, we will not be providing updated
RubyInstaller’s today coincident with ruby-core’s recent 1.8.7-p371 and
1.9.3-p286 releases. We’re targeting releases for both no later than the
end of October. Perhaps we’ll try to be clever and call these the Casper
Crew releases.

For those of us adventurous souls not blessed with infinite patience,
we’ve got you covered.

Use one of our wrist-friendly automated build recipes (yes, the same
ones we use to build and releases) to cook up your own personal
RubyInstaller binary archive!

For example, once you cloned our GitHub repo from
https://github.com/oneclick/rubyinstaller building a RubyInstaller 7z
archive for the 1.9.3-p286 release can be as easy as running

rake ruby19
rake ruby19:package:archive

Pick the resulting ruby-1.9.3-p286-i386-mingw32.7z (and MD5 checksum
file) from the pkg/ subdirectory and extract. That’s it. Simple.

Thank you for your continued interest and support of the RubyInstaller
for Windows project. We’re working to deliver updated releases just as
soon as we can. Keep an eye out for one of Luis L.'s familiar
release emails.

As always, if you have any difficulties, jump over to our mailing list
and we’ll do our best to help you out
https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/rubyinstaller

Jon

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