What is this spec?
This spec is an attempt to push for a stable replacement of Ruby 1.8.x with 1.9.2+ on RHEL based systems. I have based it off of the work of FrameOS specs for Ruby 1.9.2 and Ruby Enterprise Edition.
How to install
yum install -y rpm-build cd /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES wget http://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.9/ruby-1.9.2-p136.tar.gz cd /usr/src/redhat/SPECS curl https://github.com/imeyer/ruby-1.9.2-rpm/raw/master/ruby19.spec > ruby19.spec rpmbuild -bb ruby19.spec rpm -Uvh ../RPMS/x86_64/ruby-1.9.2p136-1.x86_64.rpm [imeyer@XXXX SPECS]$ ruby --version ruby 1.9.2p136 (2010-12-25 revision 30365) [x86_64-linux]
What it does
- Overwrites/upgrades your currently installed ruby package (DANGEROUS)
What it does not do
- Split packages into ruby-libs, ruby-devel, etc (looking for help here)
- Install alongside Ruby 1.8.x
This is by no means, correct, or sane. Nor does it follow any sort of policy for packaging. I leave that to the people who are most familiar with such things, and will willingly accept patches that add those features.