This version is compatible with FasterCSV. Hivelogic instructions will work, but you need to use the the url ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.6-p36.tar.gz
to install the latest Ruby distribution. This release was announced on Ruby-Talk mailing list.
You can skip the readline installation if you have it already installed for Ruby 1.8.6 released on march 07.