Michael Greenly <mgreenly / gmail.com> writes:

> I've been a debian user for a very long time and for the last 3+ years 
> or so a Ruby user.  In that much time I've firmly decided that it's 
> easier for me to run Ruby from source than it is to try and use the ruby 
> packages.
>
> This way everything lives in /usr/local and is structured like you would 
> expect it as a ruby user.

Exactly the same here, except that that's more or less grown
organically, since there were no Ruby packages back when I started.  :-)

I do the same on OS X too---install from source, not DarwinPorts nor
the default (buggy) Ruby.

> I don't see anything changing my opinion on this any time soon.
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Christian Neukirchen  <chneukirchen / gmail.com>  http://chneukirchen.org