A symbolic link to Text Mate’s mate program in Applications placed within the /usr/bin directory does the trick: Despite all the badpress RMagick gets about using scads of RAM and that Image Science is a better solution, RMagick is still quite useful.
I encountered some bugs initially, but I managed to conquer them.
I think Leopard’s great for doing Ro R development.
The Ruby source is available from a worldwide set of Mirror Sites.
After doing a clean install of Leopard (on a blank partition) and importing user settings / home directory, this is what I needed to do to install the Ruby on Rails development environment on Leopard OS X 10.5.
Information about the current maintenance status of the various Ruby branches can be found on the Branches page.
For information about the Ruby Subversion and Git repositories, see our Ruby Core page.Because you’ll suddenly break the careful packaging Apple has done with Ruby and reduce the 20 or so gems (not sure the exact count) available down to 0.There’s a simple fix for this though – what happens is that the places where it looks for your gems gets mixed up. Ruby development on Leopard is actually quite good. I think its great that Leopard ships with all sorts of Ruby goodness built right in. UPDATE: The RMagick gem install may fail with an error of “too many examples failed” if the compilation and install of the jpeg package did not install static nor shared libraries (default behaviour).What this means is that the JPEG package is installed binary executable files, but not libraries that other programs such as Image Magick can use to manipulate photos and image files. To make sure that the JPEG package installs the actual JPEG libraries do the following within the jpeg-6b directory (which was created when you untar’d the jpeg6gz source file): Thanks to Matt King for posting instructions on fixing the JPEG library Image Magick / RMagick errors.Text Mate transferred OK as an application during the import phase after the install of Leopard.