Ruby gaining weight? [RESOLVED]

Pete Slagle freebsd-questions at
Tue Oct 3 02:37:38 PDT 2006

Alex Zbyslaw wrote:
> Pete Slagle wrote:
>> Recent versions of ruby18 seem to take more than 145 MB of virtual
>> memory to build with portupgrade or "make install clean."

> Karol Kwiatkowski wrote less than a week ago:
>> # cd /usr/ports/lang/ruby18
>> # make -DNOPORTDOCS install

That put me on the right track, thanks!

Karol's example works well for the initial installation of ruby. When
upgrading, this invocation:

  portupgrade -m '-DNOPORTDOCS' ruby

does the equivalent thing. Both save a tremendous amount of time and
disk activity.

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