I've cross-compiled Ruby 1.8 over to the iLiad. For those who don't know Ruby:
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Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, general purpose object-oriented programming language that combines syntax inspired by Perl with Smalltalk-like features.
Installer is attached, it puts ruby into /usr/local/. It's an ipkg package, so if you want to remove it, ssh to your iLiad and do a ipkg remove ruby1.8