Feature #1498

rubygems tests fail on zlib dependency if you compile ruby without zlib headers

Added by Roger Pack over 6 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.



Currently if you don't have zlib headers installed and you run the tests, it yields:

C:/dev/ruby/downloads/ruby_trunk/test/rubygems/test_gem_spec_fetcher.rb: no such file to load -- zlib
repeat many times

I'd suggest that core fallback on a pure ruby zlib if a C one isn't installed.

zliby , http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/324563

of course, there's no pure ruby openssl so I'm not sure if this would actually be enough to allow rubygems tests to run, but it would still in general be nice.



#1 Updated by Yuki Sonoda over 6 years ago

  • Priority changed from Normal to 3
  • Target version changed from 1.9.2 to 2.0.0



#2 Updated by Yui NARUSE about 6 years ago

Can I reject this?
This problem has "Who is the maintainer of new feature" problem.

Anyway, if ruby bundle zlib implementation it should be C implementation.

#3 Updated by Roger Pack about 6 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Rejected

You can use pure ruby zlib these days, so ok to reject [I'll go ahead and do so].

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