On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 00:08:32 +0900, Tom Willis <tom.willis / gmail.com> wrote:
> Is anyone else struggling with Ruby on Debian unstable (or as I like
> to call it, Red Hat Stable :))? It seems to me that Debians Package
> management is fighting with Gems, but I don't know enough about Ruby
> to know for sure, or what the correct way of doing things is.
> 
> I wanted to play with ActiveRecord last night, and I assumed I had
> Rails installed because
> 
> #gem install rails --remote
> 
> reported no problems, and a few days later the same version showed up
> in apt so I Installed it from there as well. Maybe this was a mistake
> I don't know.
> 

<snip>

> Are other Debian users having these same problems? If so any advice on
> how to mange this stuff? Or, am I doing something wrong?
> 
> TIA
> --
> Thomas G. Willis
> http://paperbackmusic.net
> 
> 

I haven't had any problems since I came to the understanding that
Debian doesn't install a very large initial base of ruby programs.

-Rich