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I like this post because it just informs people on why we have no RVM without being too tutorialized. It’s not version specific and is still useful in 2016.


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    P.S. If your OS provides a recent version of Ruby, you can probably use the same steps to avoid RVM and rbenv.

    Kind of disappointing, I thought the article would be about some form of sandboxing that is unnecessary in OpenBSD.

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      I usually need rbenv/rvm to install older versions of ruby…

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        The author’s argument is that because OpenBSD has packages of recent versions of Ruby, RVM/rbenv is unnecessary.

        Gem authors, like myself, often use several Ruby versions on their own machines to test and debug issues related to certain versions of Ruby and the libraries that we maintain. What if you work on one Ruby project for work that uses an older version of Ruby and you want your personal projects to use the latest version? 90% of professional Ruby developers, regardless of OS, still need a Ruby version switcher.