On Jun 17, 2007, at 5:05 AM, The MacRubyist wrote:

> Especially if somebody would tell me it's really easy to compile
> from source under Darwin, because the last time I tried to compile  
> from
> source it was in an abortive attempt to learn Linux several years  
> ago, with
> several unfriendly problems, and I'm scared.

This is a good set of compiling instructions for Ruby on Mac OS X:

http://hivelogic.com/narrative/articles/ruby-rails-mongrel-mysql-osx

Just skip the instructions for the applications you don't need.

James Edward Gray II