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Joe Van D. (Guest)
on 2006-04-25 22:43
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RHEL 4 ships with Ruby 1.8.1.  I take it that won't work with Rails

Jodi S. (Guest)
on 2006-04-25 22:58
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Hey Joe, I'm up2date 'ed to the latest and running successfully with

$ ruby -v
ruby 1.8.4 (2005-12-24) [x86_64-linux]

Joe Van D. (Guest)
on 2006-04-25 23:20
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Are you using RHEL 4?  I don't see ruby-1.8.4 in redhat's ftp
Blake L. (Guest)
on 2006-04-25 23:30
I have been using this on my Workstation 4 and RHEL 4.
I grabbed the Fedora Core 4 Source RPM and rebuilt it on RHEL 4.
I had to edit the SPEC file. I think I just removed X11-lib from the
dependencies. I think x11-libs package has just changed names. An xorg

One thing it depends on but is not in the dependencies was byacc.

rpm -i ruby....src.rpm
cd /usr/src/redhat/SPEC
edit ruby.spec, remove the x11-lib dependency
rpmbuild -ba ruby.spec

You might have to try it a number of time to get all the dependencies.

Jodi S. (Guest)
on 2006-04-25 23:45
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RHEL 4 - Yes. Apologies, cause I thought I used up2date, but I
stuffed away this bookmark.

You'll note it installs 1.8.3 - I used the same steps for 1.8.4

Craig W. (Guest)
on 2006-04-26 05:41
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On Tue, 2006-04-25 at 12:19 -0700, Joe Van D. wrote:
> > Jodi
> >
> > On 25-Apr-06, at 2:42 PM, Joe Van D. wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > RHEL 4 ships with Ruby 1.8.1.  I take it that won't work with Rails
> > > 1.1.2?

there you can find SRPMS that will work with RHEL or pre-built binaries
for any 'channel' including some that aren't channels on RHEL...for
example, for i386

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