Ruby 1.9.3 fails to compile in directories with accent in their names
Trying to compile ruby in a directory with a name containing accents fails :
To reproduce, use a directory named "Téléchargements" (as xdg-users-dir create it on some French Linux boxes).
Download the ruby tar archive, place it in this directory, untar it and then try the stanza "./configure && make" :
require': incompatible character encodings: ASCII-8BIT and US-ASCII (Encoding::CompatibilityError)'