Kgio - ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

Hello guys, I am not able to install kgio. Kgio not working on windows?

I'm using:

rails 3.0.5
ruby 192
gem 1.6.2
Windows XP.

C:\Ruby192\bin>gem install kgio
Temporarily enhancing PATH to include DevKit...
Building native extensions. This could take a while...
ERROR: Error installing kgio:
        ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension.

C:/Ruby192/bin/ruby.exe extconf.rb
checking for poll() in poll.h... no
checking for getaddrinfo() in sys/types.h,sys/socket.h,netdb.h... no
getaddrinfo required
*** extconf.rb failed ***
Could not create Makefile due to some reason, probably lack of
necessary libraries and/or headers. Check the mkmf.log file for more
details. You may need configuration options.

Provided configuration options:
        --with-opt-dir
        --without-opt-dir
        --with-opt-include
        --without-opt-include=${opt-dir}/include
        --with-opt-lib
        --without-opt-lib=${opt-dir}/lib
        --with-make-prog
        --without-make-prog
        --srcdir=.
        --curdir
        --ruby=C:/Ruby192/bin/ruby

Gem files will remain installed in
C:/Ruby192/lib/ruby/gems/1.9.1/gems/kgio-2.3.
2 for inspection.
Results logged to
C:/Ruby192/lib/ruby/gems/1.9.1/gems/kgio-2.3.2/ext/kgio/gem_ma
ke.out

The files gem_make.out and mkmf.log are attached.

Thanks for any response.

Best regards.

Gustavo.

Attachments:
http://www.ruby-forum.com/attachment/6021/gem_make.out
http://www.ruby-forum.com/attachment/6022/mkmf.log

Hello guys, i received answer mailing list kgio(in minutes!):

"kgio is *nix only."

mailing: kgio@librelist.com

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I couldn't understand the solution, what is alternative to make it work
on windows?

rtz gus wrote in post #987263:

I couldn't understand the solution, what is alternative to make it work
on windows?

According to the previous post the solution is to move to a *nix based
system such as Ubuntu as kgio does not work on Windows. Since Rails
is easier on these systems then this is a good solution.

Colin