On Jun 25, 2007, at 15:50, Isarian wrote:
> I have a small server which I want to get Ruby on Rails working on.
> I've installed Ruby and RubyGems, but when I try to install any
> package through RubyGems, the server load climbs out of control, and
> the install process (sudo ruby install rails) which has been running
> for more than three hours now appears to have gotten nowhere. Is the
> server just not able to handle Ruby properly? Is there a way to
> manually update the source index?

If you've got limited memory, you should use capistrano and vendor/  
and deploy your entire environment rather than trying to install  
everything by hand.  Small memory slices aren't meant for traditional  
development.

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