I’ve taken the liberty to submit a new RubyForge project: The Ruby
Because there is no easy installable “plain” Ruby package for Windows.
While it is similar to the Ruby O. Click Installer, it differs widely
in scope: It will only include RubyGems (for now), to provide a “clean
slate” Ruby distribution.
I don’t really need the One-Click Installer anymore, and while it
provides a great starting point and all in one package, it provides more
stuff than I need, I think that others are in a similar position.
Also, the Ruby distribution on garbagecollect is missing some (two,
actually) DLLs to work out of the box. This project intends to fix that
problem, while providing the ease of use of the One Click Installer
(registering extensions, PATH, etc.).
I hope to be able to commit the NSIS installer script and Rakefile to
build the installer ASAP, together with a usable web presence for the
Thank you for your time.
- Phillip G.