From: "Pete Hodgson" <ruby-forum / thepete.net>
>
> Assuming that helps, does anyone have any pointers on putting a 
> non-standard ruby rpm onto a centOS box? My company use centos in 
> production and I'm betting that my Ops guys will want an rpm, official 
> or otherwise.

I've not tried it, but checkinstall is supposedly able to capture whatever
"make install" would do, and then "create a Slackware, RPM or Debian
compatible package and install it using your distribution's standard
package administration utilities."

http://checkinstall.izto.org/docs.php


Hope this helps,

Bill