[Ironruby-core] HOME env variable required

Peter Bacon Darwin bacondarwin at googlemail.com
Sun Jun 29 07:34:58 EDT 2008

I checked out r116 from SVN into a new clean folder.  This is what I got:


D:\dev\ruby\ironruby\head>rake compile

(in D:/dev/ruby/ironruby/head)

rake aborted!

private method `gsub' called for nil:NilClass


(See full trace by running task with --trace)


Taking a look at the rakefile, 


SPEC_HOME = ENV['HOME'].gsub('\\', '/') + '/dev'


So the problem is that I don't have a HOME variable set.  Am I unusual in
this respect?  Do most people have this set on their Windows machines by



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