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RVM allows you to alias your rubies for your convenience and pleasure.
rvm [options] alias source destination
Source and Destination must be an RVM
ruby string representing an RVM installed ruby.
A gemset may be optionally included.
Creating Aliases
First select an RVM ruby.
∴ rvm alias create php ree-1.8.7-p2010.01
Using Aliases
Now that you have created an alias, you can use the alias in place of the longer rvm selector string.
∴ rvm use php
∴ ruby -v
ruby 1.8.7 (2009-12-24 patchlevel 248) [i686-darwin10.3.0], MBARI 0x6770, Ruby Enterprise Edition 2010.01
If you use any aliases that are rather funny, please hop in #rvm and let us know :)
Deleting Aliases
If you wish to delete an alias
∴ rvm alias delete dotnet
Listing Aliases
You can also list all current aliases
∴ rvm alias list
php => ree-1.8.7-p2010.01
lisp => maglev-head
python => rbx-head
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