On Sep 30, 12:59=A0pm, Jeremy Henty <onepo... / starurchin.org> wrote:
> On 2010-09-30, Ryan Davis <ryand-r... / zenspider.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> > On Sep 29, 2010, at 20:23 , Jl Jl wrote:
>
> >> I have tried =A0during configure and make to =A0add the --with-baserub=
y
> >> and neither gives me a completed make to install. What am I missing
> >> here?
>
> > You're missing =A0an existing =A0ruby. Unfortunately, the =A0current bu=
ild
> > requires an =A0existing ruby to =A0bootstrap. Install one =A0(any versi=
on)
> > via a package manager and do your build.
>
> And those of =A0us who build everything from source =A0and have no packag=
e
> managers do, ... what?
>

Download Ruby 1.8 source code, compile it, install it.

Then use that as base ruby and download and compile Ruby 1.9

--
Luis Lavena