ruby_select is broken

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Sun Sep 26 16:28:58 UTC 2021

I use rvm to install Rubies. But some folks like rbenv.

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> On Sep 25, 2021, at 9:14 PM, Ian Wadham < at> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> MacPorts contains packages of many versions of Ruby, similarly to the Python and Perl groups, but the corresponding “ruby_select” port does not automatically create the links needed to access commands “ruby”, “gem” etc. I was able to get around this by using “sudo port select” manually, but would it be possible for someone to fix “ruby_select” so that the ports “ruby$n” work properly “out of the box".
> Also, the port actually called “ruby” is very old (version 1.8.7) and “port notes ruby” deprecates it. Should it be removed from MacPorts? Or reincarnated as “ruby18”, dropping “ruby186” as well?
> Cheers,
> Ian Wadham.

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