Alle Friday 10 October 2008, John Griffiths ha scritto:
> Thanks Stefano,
>
> so if i were to do,
>
> ./configure --prefix=/opt/ruby-1.8.7-p71 --program-suffix=187
>
> to make ruby187 point to /opt/ruby-1.8.7-p71/ruby ?

It doesn't create a symlink. It will change the name of the ruby executable: 
not

/opt/ruby-1.8.7-p71/ruby

but

/opt/ruby-1.8.7-p71/ruby187

If you then put /opt/ruby-1.8.7-p71 in your PATH, you'll be able to use 
ruby187 to call the new version and ruby to call the old version.

Stefano