shane.pinnell / gmail.com wrote:
> Well, since I have started this process with Darwing ports, how would I
> go about reversing what I have done? Simply delete the directory that I
> installed it to and change the file telling my Mac where to look for
> files?
>

If you installed the packages with port, you should probably use that
to remove them as well.

I think something like;

port uninstall -uc installed

should remove all installed ports. If that doesn't work, there's always
"man port", and a lot of other resources on the net.

HTH,
Isak




> I tried the Hivelogic method once before, my Mac froze, wouldn't
> re-boot and I had to re-install MacOSX. That isn't too big of a deal,
> but I would rather not go through that again!
>
> Thanks for the tips, I will try the Hivelogic method, I do want to
> learn how to do things that way anyways.
>
> James H. wrote:
> > Don't go this route.  It may seem easier, but you're cutting yourself
> > off at the knees on the learning experience.
> >
> > Compiling and installing Ruby is NOT hard to do.  In fact, it's so easy
> > that there are fantastic tutorials on how to do it.  I highly recommend
> > this one as a fellow Mac user:
> > http://hivelogic.com/articles/2005/12/01/ruby_rails_lighttpd_mysql_tiger
> >
> > It's pretty straight forward.  Make sure you read his article on why
> > you should compile/install in /usr/local (see
> > http://hivelogic.com/articles/2005/11/29/using_usr_local).
> >
> > Make sure you use Ruby 1.8.4.  Ruby 1.8.5 fixed a bug that was allowing
> > breakpointer to work.  You're going to use breakpointer a LOT in
> > developing in Rails.
> >
> > Let me know if you get stuck.  I'll try my best to help.
> > 
> > James H.