On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 10:59:26PM +0900, Jim Freeze wrote:
> My original solution was to locally do:
> 
>   ./configure --prefix=/path_to_ruby
>   make
>   cd ..
>   tar czvf ruby.tgz ruby
> 
> to get a ruby.tgz bindist. Then each site just does:
> 
>    tar xzvf ruby.tgz
>    cd ruby
>    make install
>    
> The problem is that the --prefix for each site is not 
> guaranteed to be the same.

A lateral answer which is probably not what you want: but if you configure
it to install in /opt/ruby (say), then before installation on the target
machine you can make a symlink from /opt/ruby to wherever it should
permanently live.

Regards,

Brian.