On 6/13/06, Leslie Viljoen <leslieviljoen / gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/13/06, John Gabriele <jmg3000 / gmail.com> wrote:
>[snip]
> >
> > As an aside, although it's not the Debian way, I've found it easier to
> > not install the official Debian packages, but instead just install
> > Ruby from source into its own --prefix=/opt/ruby-1.8.4, then install
> > RubyGems, then get everything else as-needed using the gem command.
> >
> > Dunno if that would fix your ssl issue though.
>
> Can you give us a little howto on that?

I put my notes up on this page a few days ago:
http://wiki.rubygarden.org/Ruby/page/show/InstallingRuby
Scroll down to "Custom Install on GNU/Linux".

---John