Brian Candler wrote:
> It would be interesting if you have a clean upgrade solution: that is, I 
> would like to be able to upgrade the appliance to a completely fresh VM 
> image without losing my local changes. (Perhaps using an overlay 
> filesystem, e.g. unionfs)
> 
> If the image has to be maintained using the normal OS mechanisms - 
> apt-get update or whatever - then I don't think I'd be interested. There 
> are plenty of existing mechanisms for bootstrapping a VM image.
> 
> Also, it would need to be ruby 1.8 for me.

I would note that Phillip's original purpose for this VM is actually for 
Ruby beginners or people who wish to learn Ruby. Depending on 
Vision(tm), a VM for experienced Ruby Devs would probably be an 
altogether different beast: one for which your requirements are quite 
reasonable :)
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