irb with readline on mac using rvm

On the Mac, irb doesn’t come with readline baked in. But you can fix that with

$ rvm install 1.8.7 -C \
   --enable-shared,--with-readline-dir=/opt/local

Kudus: Plataformatec, who uses Homebrew and thus /usr/local rather than /opt/local.


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