[Vit-discuss] Ruby-Lang Redesign Feedback Requested

Michal Suchanek hramrach at centrum.cz
Tue Aug 29 13:48:33 EDT 2006

On 8/29/06, Matt Todd <chiology at gmail.com> wrote:
> h2. Ruby On OS X
> There are a number of options on the Macinstosh OS X platform for
> installing the latest version of Ruby.
> "DarwinPorts":http://darwinports.opendarwin.org/ and "The Fink
> Project":http://fink.sourceforge.net/, two very good package
> management solutions, provide an easy mechanism for downlowding and
> installing Ruby.
> On DarwinPorts, you can install Ruby with...
> * @port install ruby@
> Fink has a graphical interface (using Fink Commander) for installing Ruby.
Or you can use apt like on Debian :)
> And, since OS X is based on Unix, downloading and installing from the
> source found above is just as easy and effective as the other

UNIX-like systems. If  OS X had the environ pointer. In other words,
it won't compile without patches right now.

> For a detailed look at installing Ruby (and Rails), Dan Benjamin's
> excellent article "Building Ruby, Rails, LightTPD, and MySQL on Tiger"
> will get you up and running very quickly.
> Cheers!
> M.T.
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