Topic: Ruby 1.8.5 Released

From Ruby Inside:

It's not mentioned on the official Ruby homepage yet, but Matz has just announced the release of Ruby 1.8.5 on the Ruby mailing list. He claims there are no big changes from 1.8.4 and cites stability as the main benefit of upgrading. Unless you're having problems with 1.8.4, however, I'd wait a few weeks to see how it pans out, but if you're itching to try it out get it from

Re: Ruby 1.8.5 Released

Just a mild warning: I use Gentoo unstable and it compiled ruby 1.8.5 overnight for me a couple days ago.  The next morning I woke up and ran rake test:units and saw a ridiculous amount of warning messages.

At the moment Rails has some personality conflict with 1.8.5.  It works perfectly but a lot of garbage will dump to your screen.  Just thought you might want to know. More info.