On Jul 14, 2006, at 4:15 PM, Eric Hodel wrote:

> On Jul 14, 2006, at 4:10 PM, Steven R. wrote:
>
>> I recently installed Ruby 1.8.4 on my iMac, running OSX 10.4.  
>> Ruby, Rails, etc. run great and I am working through Ruby for  
>> Rails (great book, BTW).
>>
>> I installed ruby in /usr/local so as not to conflict with the  
>> version (1.8.2) used by OSX.
>>
>> Now, I have to type "/usr/local/bin" before all Ruby commands, and  
>> similar to use rails, rubygems, etc.
>
> mv /usr/bin/ruby /usr/bin/ruby182-orig
>
> You may need to do the same with irb, ri, rdoc and testrb.
>
> Beware, updates from 10.x.y to 10.x.z may restore /usr/bin/ruby.

won't that mess up anything that tries to use the system version?

i think the solution is to add to your path in your .profile

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