My last post on rbenv mentioned some things you need to do to get ruby to build on Mountain Lion. Here are a few more things.
This guy Jacob Swanner didn’t want to use either Xcode or gcc. He just used the Xcode command-line tools, with a
CC environment variable, thus:
$ CC=/usr/bin/clang rbenv install 1.9.3-p194 $ rbenv global 1.9.3-p194
That won’t work with older versions of Ruby, however, as I mentioned before.
I noted he is also a Homebrew user. I’m not yet ready to go there, although macports gets more and more frustrating with each OS release. (I’m not alone.) (But that’s a subject for some other time.)
And, for convenience, here’s another Homebrewer’s notes on how to get ruby building again with Mountain Lion