[Ironruby-core] HOME env variable required

Michael Letterle michael.letterle at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 11:03:56 EDT 2008

Or add the HOME logic to irvars.bat

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 10:31 AM, John Lam (IRONRUBY) <jflam at microsoft.com>

> Peter Bacon Darwin:
> > How conventional in the Ruby World in general is it to expect the HOME
> > variable to exist?
> > Wouldn't it be easier to have a check at the start of the RakeFile and
> > spec_runner.rb that creates the HOME variable (from USERPROFILE, etc)
> > if it is nil?  Then you don't need to go and hack the specs themselves.
> In the new world, we'll likely have to modify the mspec spec runner and
> contribute the changes back to the mspec project. specrunner.rb and friends
> are effectively deprecated today.
> Thanks,
> -John
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Michael Letterle
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