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Rubinius in RubySL

I use Ruby from a user level and really don't deal with the internals. I have know Rubinius as 'Ruby in Ruby' which I assumed was a generalization. Recently, I got an error with Rubinius in the RubySL (no, I don't have error msg). I started looking at RubySL and...

Rbenv fails when installing rubinius 2.5.2

Rbenv with ruby-build fails when installing rbx-2.5.2. System: Lubuntu 14.10 Full log can be found at https://gist.github.com/sgoblin/89034c14e8426f400b68 Output of command: Downloading rubinius-2.5.2.tar.bz2... -> http://dqw8nmjcqpjn7.cloudfront.net/1b077537224d4ff1f8c628e5bbe0621dc6f833bc2d67a03aa10173b72299a1a8 Installing rubinius-2.5.2... BUILD FAILED (Ubuntu 14.10 using ruby-build 20150130-2-g8106d8f) Inspect or clean up the working tree at /tmp/ruby-build.20150213212239.19770 Results logged to...

Which has better garbage collection, MRI 2.2 or Rubinius 2.5.3

MRI 2.2 has had some big improvements with GC since 2.1, namely incremental GC and now it garbage collects symbols. One fellow fixed his memory leak simply by upgrading MRI, see this blog post We switched to Rubinius a while back, and one reason was because we thought it had...