ruby port downgrade
jerry at seibercom.net
Thu Aug 25 11:33:45 UTC 2011
On Thu, 25 Aug 2011 07:13:42 -0400
Steve Wills articulated:
> On 08/25/11 06:43, Jerry wrote:
> > I probably missed it, but according to the "20110823:" entry in
> > UPDATING, the ruby port was downgraded to 1.8. My first question is
> > why?
> Only which version is installed by default is changed back. There are
> ports for both 1.8 and 1.9.
> > Second, when checking on which version I have installed, this is
> > the output:
> > ruby --version
> > ruby 1.9.2p290 (2011-07-09 revision 32553) [amd64-freebsd8]
> > I therefore assume that I only have version 1.9 installed. Is that
> > correct?
> Not necessarily, you may have ruby 1.8 installed also.
> > Third, is there really any reason to go though all that bullshit to
> > downgrade to the previous version? I have not seen any problems
> > occurring on my system.
> That's fine, you can keep that, just add RUBY_DEFAULT_VER=1.9 to
> /etc/make.conf. The more people we have testing 1.9 the better!
That did not actually answer my question(s). Exactly why is the port
being reverted to 1.8 as the default; and how can I positively
ascertain if I both versions installed?
jerry+ports at seibercom.net
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