Robert Dober wrote:
> On 8/12/07, Alex Young <alex / blackkettle.org> wrote:
>> joviyach wrote:
>>> Developing using things like MySQL, PHP, and Ruby has been an absolute
>>> nightmare on my Windows XP environment. I was wondering if Ubuntu, or
>>> some other flavour of Linux would be much better? I like what I have
>>> seen from Ubuntu, so far, but wonder how "RoR friendly" it is?
>>>
>>> <RANT>With Windows, I seem to spend more time trying to make the
>>> development environment actually work, than doing any development.
>>> It's really quite aggravating.</RANT>
>> Ubuntu's great, as long as you're aware of the gotchas (which pretty
>> much amount to "remember to install all the -dev packages and all the
>> parts that Ruby was split into").
> That is because Ubuntu is not made for development platforms, so my
> first answer would be, look somewhere else, Debian unstable (which
> means stable of course, that is just Debian jargon), 
Debian makes the same choice.  Unless that's changed in unstable, of 
course...

-- 
Alex