Installing Ruby suggestion

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Aug 20 23:47:02 UTC 2010

On 08/20/2010 16:31, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> At 4:16 PM -0700 8/20/10, Stanislav Sedov wrote:
>> Nonetheless, I'll try to look on what I can do.  But I can't promise anything, because
>> this is really something that should be done on ruby side.
> Thanks. You may get some pushback because other package systems don't do the equivalent of "make deinstall; make reinstall", but it is worth asking. I alway think of "make install" as "push the binaries that we just made into the proper places", not "make some more stuff and then push".

I agree that having ports which create new stuff in the install phase is 
sub-optimal, but ruby is far from alone here. OTOH what may be useful is 
separating the docs into their own port.




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