Subject: Re: Symlinking ruby${RUBY_VER} to ruby?
To: None <>
From: Takahiro Kambe <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/02/2005 10:15:55

In message <20051001182712.GA4759@kafka>
	on Sat, 1 Oct 2005 18:27:12 +0000,
	Leonard Schmidt <> wrote:
> Is there any good reason for not symlinking the executable or even
> installing it as ruby?  Being able to install both ruby-1.6 and
> ruby-1.8?  Any other?
Yes, it is to allow installing multiple versions of ruby (like python).
And pkgsrc/lang/ruby gives specific symbolic link to ${PREFIX}/bin/ruby.


Takahiro Kambe <>