Forum: Ruby Buiulding multiple versions of Ruby

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Acd90f2627e42cf3727fed4dfb347c1e?d=identicon&s=25 john maclean (Guest)
on 2009-03-24 11:29
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This is the way that I build ruby from the latest svn sources. This
allows me to have multiple versions and to compare the
performance/behaviour of my builds against the stable version provided
by my distro.

cd ~/path/to/source
./configure --prefix=/home/jayeola/installs --program-suffix=191
make -j2 && make -j2 install


How do you guys do it?

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753dcb78b3a3651127665da4bed3c782?d=identicon&s=25 Brian Candler (candlerb)
on 2009-03-24 17:10
john maclean wrote:
> cd ~/path/to/source
> ./configure --prefix=/home/jayeola/installs --program-suffix=191
> make -j2 && make -j2 install
>
>
> How do you guys do it?

This is correct, except ruby 1.8.6 and 1.8.7 clash, so if you want both
of those give them a different --prefix
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