The recommended way to install ruby is through rvm and rbenv.

Why are these methods so slow? I have seen packages 10x times larger installing in much quicker time.


Because they compile a fresh copy of ruby for each versioned installation. That ought to have been obvious from both the documentation and the output of rvm.

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