hey there,
i did finally get it working.
at least enough to be productive.
i'll of course have to learn unix at some point,
but the priority at the moment was to get ruby cgi to work.
thanks much though,
c

On Monday, May 13, 2002, at 07:39  PM, Patrick May wrote:

> 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
>