ruby-1.8.0 released!

Long time no minor version-up…

Here is an initial official release of a stable version ruby 1.8.

The download site will lead you to the source code ruby-1.8.0.tar.gz. Its MD5SUM is:


Binaries are going to be there.

Some features are changed from previous stable version ruby 1.6.x; See

Thank you matz, and all committers, for all your trouble!