Here's Ruby 1.8.5 Preview 1
Hear this: Ruby 1.8.5-preview1 is out.
This is a security release, fixing a number of SEGV and parse errors. Tanaka Akira has also added nonblocking
socket methods. See
test/socket/test_nonblock.rb for more presently. Good!
Please, don’t really install this. But do install it:
wget ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.5-preview1.tar.gz tar xzvf ruby-1.8.5-preview1.tar.gz cd ruby-1.8.5 ./configure --prefix=$HOME/local make make install export PATH="$HOME/local/bin:$PATH" ruby your_test_script.rb cd /your/rails/app ruby script/server
Matz has scheduled preview2 for July 14th. The stable 1.8.5 release should be seen August 14.
Hey, alright, Eric Hodel has an explanation of how Ri and Gems can hook up with this release.