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From Labnotes <>
Subject Re: jruby ruby environment switch
Date Fri, 01 Jan 2010 20:24:15 GMT

On Jan 1, 2010, at 8:13 AM, Peter Schröder <> wrote:

> hi,
> i have a non-buildr-related question, but i think that here is a  
> good place to ask!
> i am currently working on os-x with ruby and jruby related tasks. i  
> am including my jruby executables and gems to the path in  
> my .profile file.
> if i want to switch to the default ruby environment i comment out  
> that line and jruby is gone.
> i have to reopen the command-lines everytime i do that and it is  
> also confusing for me when i forget to switch back, or i install  
> gems to the wrong ruby version etc...
> is there some best practice for that? is there some possibility to  
> attach a custom profile for the terminal so that i can open up two  
> seperate terminal instances, a jruby and a ruby one?

Check out RVM, it makes switching between different versions of Ruby  


> i wish everyone a good start to the new decade!
> kind regards,
> peter

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