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RVM RPM Package

RPM package for rvm suitable for CentOS or RHEL.

About

From the package description:

RVM is the Ruby Version Manager (rvm). It manages Ruby interpreter environments and switching between them.

This package is meant for use by multiple users maintaining a shared copy of RVM. Users added to the 'rvm' group will be able to modify all aspects of RVM. These users will also have their default umask changed to g+w (0022) to ensure correct permissions for the shared RVM content.

RVM is activated for all logins by default. To disable remove /etc/profile.d/rvm.sh and source rvm from each users shell.

Goal

This package were created for numerous reasons:

  1. To simplify the install process.
  2. To more easily install rvm during a Kickstart install.
  3. To simplify the upgrade process when using package management via Chef.
  4. To conform to standard filesystem paths.

Supported Distributions

  • CentOS 6.2
  • CentOS 6.1
  • CentOS 6.0
  • CentOS 5.7
  • CentOS 5.6
  • CentOS 5.5

Support

For issues with this package please contact me via the github Issue tracker or directly at mkent@magoazul.com.

Credit

These packages are based off the Gentoo ebuilds within the rvm git repository.