ccos <ccos / bigpond.com> wrote in message news:<D4D66844-64B5-11D6-BFA2-000393722276 / bigpond.com>...
> hello everybody,
> well, i've got a real headache from trying to figure out unix, cgi, and 
> the ruby and ruby_mod installation onto os x/apache (being a total newby 
> to all of the above). none of the doco is for os x, but other flavors of 
> unix, and it's just too much for me.
> so i'm giving up and hoping somebody will help out.
> i'm wondering if some kind soul wouldn't mind writing out step by step 
> instructions guiding me through the apache configuration, ruby 
> installation, and mod_ruby installation, and then instructions for 
> getting a 'hello world' script to run, on a fresh install of os x.
> i'll then format any replies i get and make a tutorial for the fledgling 
> mac os x ruby scripter, to post to the web. just to give a little back.
> thanks much,
> c

It might be easier for the list to help with one problem at the time. 
  What have you gotten working?

~ Patrick