I just downloaded the source for Ruby 1.8.5-p12 and built it under
Mac OS X using the following steps.
unzip and untar the downloaded file
cd to the directory createed by untarring
make test - reports “test succeeded”
When I run “ruby -v”, I get “ruby 1.8.5 (2006-12-25 patchlevel 12)
When I run “ruby -rrbconfig -e ‘p Config::CONFIG[“ruby_version”]’”, I
I should be getting “1.8.5”. Am I doing something wrong in the way
I’m installing Ruby?
This is preventing me from installing gems. I get the following.
ERROR: While executing gem … (ArgumentError)
install directory “/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/./gems/
activesupport-1.4.0” not absolute