ruby port downgrade
utisoft at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 11:41:49 UTC 2011
On 25 Aug 2011 12:34, "Jerry" <jerry at seibercom.net> wrote:
> 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?
Where have you been? Many people had trouble upgrading, asking on this very
list about it, then the default switch was reverted, and again announced on
Please check the archive before making more demands on Steve's time.
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