Beginner question


#1

Hello,

I am using rails 1.2.3 that came with my mac Xcode installation. If I
update rails with:

sudo gem update rails

will the latest version of rails cause a conflict with Xcode?

Thanks for your time,

Calvin


#2

On May 20, 9:39 pm, Calvin removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

Hello,

I am using rails 1.2.3 that came with my mac Xcode installation. If I
update rails with:

sudo gem update rails

will the latest version of rails cause a conflict with Xcode?

Don’t think xcode does anything with rails at all

Fred


#3

Thank you for that information Fred!

On May 21, 1:38 am, Frederick C. removed_email_address@domain.invalid


#4

Frederick C. wrote:

Don’t think xcode does anything with rails at all

I’m pretty sure you’re correct Fred. Installing the developer tools
(including Xcode) also install Ruby and Rails, along with other useful
developer related things like gcc, cvs, Subversion, etc. But, other than
that Xcode itself doesn’t interact with Rails.

I do have a couple of recommendations though. Before you do anything
else with updating, first update Rubygems with:

sudo gem update --system

Then your should be safe to go ahead and update any gems you like,
including Rails.

I’m not sure if this matters, but I don’t really use the gem update
command, other than to update Rubygems itself. Instead I just use the
gem install command to install updated versions:

sudo gem install rails