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LoadError win32/open3 #1

shreyasbharath opened this Issue · 2 comments

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I get the below error when I try to require popen4 on Windows with Ruby v1.9.3-p362.

Why isn't win32-open3 a dependency of popen4?

C:/Ruby193/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.9.1/rubygems/custom_require.rb:36:in `require': cannot load such file -- win32/open3 (LoadError)

If we add this gem dependency others unix-based platforms will install win32 as default in which it is not desired.
We could however create a new gemspec with another name to do such thing.


That sounds like a good idea, one would expect all dependent gems to be installed.

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