You can build it once to install, say, in /usr/local/ruby-1.8, install it (plus libraries/gems you may need) and then tar the whole directory. Un-tar it in the same location on every new Mac. At least, this is what I do, and not only on Macs. Somehow, any standard installation never worked for me. Network file sharing may be used too. Even over NFS everything worked sufficiently fast for me. Gennady.
on 2006-02-07 21:35