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RVM tips - Tell me my ruby version !

Now that Rails 3 is out, I'm starting to use it on recent application. But I also have some work to do on older applications from time to time.

The first annoying thing is that older applictions are built for Ruby 1.8.6 and Rails 3 works with Ruby 1.9.2. The other thing is that the rails command is radicaly different from Rails 2.3.8 to Rails 3.

Using RVM, I'm able to easily switch from one Ruby version to another and from one gems configuration to another. And this depending on the shell I am on.

The counterpart of this is that I'm very confused and never know on which configuration my shell is currently. So I needed a clear way to know it. It would be great if the prompt can tell it to me. Here is how to do that with bash :

# Copy this in ~/.bashrc
    __ruby_ps1 ()
        local g=`ruby -v | cut -d' ' -f2`

        if [ -n "$1" ]; then
            printf "$1" "${g}"
            printf "(%s)" "${g}"

    export PS1='\u@\h$(__ruby_ps1):\w\$ '