I've become a die-hard Ruby fan in the past few months. I'm currently
using 1.8.5 on my work PC and want to upgrade on my mac at
is currently running 1.8.2. It seems the neither Fink nor Darwinports
has 1.8.5 available so I'd like to install from source, but
done this before.
Can anyone offer help (like step by step) to a total newbie when it
comes to installing from source?
I'm on a Windows box and writing from memory, so forgive me if the
1) Install MacOS X Developer Tools CD
2) Open a terminal window
(enter your root password here)
curl -O ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/ruby-1.8.5.tar.gz
tar xzf ruby-1.8.5.tar.gz
make && make install
From: Drew Olson