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Clarify compilers and how to get them.

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croaky committed Apr 2, 2012
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-Laptop is a set of scripts to get your Max OS X laptop set up as a Rails development machine.
+Laptop is a script to set up your Max OS X laptop as a Rails development machine.
-Uninstall XCode:
+Before you run this script, you need compilers like GCC, LLVM, and Clang.
- sudo /Developer/Library/uninstall-devtools --mode=all
+Get them via [OS X GCC Installer](
+if you're on Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6) or
+[Command Line Tools for XCode](
+if you're on Lion (OS X 10.7).
-Install [Command Line Tools for XCode]( (171MB).
-Run our one-liner:
+Run the script:
bash < <(curl -s
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* Redis (for storing key-value data)
* ImageMagick (for cropping and resizing images)
* RVM (for managing versions of the Ruby programming language)
-* Ruby 1.9.2 stable (for writing general-purpose code)
+* Ruby language (for writing general-purpose code)
* Bundler gem (for managing Ruby libraries)
* Rails gem (for writing web applications)
* Heroku gem (for interacting with the Heroku API)

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