install ruby @ OS X

Thu, 20. Mar 2014

Categories: en sysadmin Tags: 1.8.7 end-of-life Homebrew Mountain Lion OS X rbenv Ruby

OS X comes with a pretty hung ruby (1.8.7) until ‘Mavericks’. ruby 1.8.7 had it’s planned EOL long ago, even debian/stable nowadays comes with a newer one.

So if you’re still running Mountain Lion or older, you may need to install ruby.

I chose rbenv and here’s how I did: