I’m running Rails on Linux (ubuntu 7.0.4).
It turns out that when installing Ruby via apt-get, you get a generic
build that hardly uses the instruction set. It recognizes your system
When you build Ruby from source, it builds as ‘i686-linux’.
The speed improvement, for the same code is about x2 (so it’s kinda
worth the effort).
It works MOSTLY OK, but I’ve still got some critical things that will
- readline (so, script/console doesn’t run)
Anyone did the same thing (e.g. install Ruby from source and then
Rails) and got everything to work?