[Ironruby-core] "igem install rake" raise an System.UnauthorizedAccessException (Windows 7)

Will Green will at hotgazpacho.org
Tue Jan 26 12:03:13 EST 2010


Yes, that occurred to me this morning. ;-)

So, runas /user:mymachine\administrator igem install foo for globals gems,
right?

--
Will Green
http://hotgazpacho.org/


On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 4:16 AM, Thibaut Barrère
<thibaut.barrere at gmail.com>wrote:

> > Per-user gems should not be the default. In RubyInstaller (mingw MRI), as
> well as MRI on Linux, and I believe OS X, system-wide gems are
> > the default. This, of course, would require elevation (sudo gem install
> xxx).
>
> I believe per-user gems is now the default (it wasn't in the past, but
> if I'm right a rubygems update changed that behaviour. Maybe 1.3.0 -
> http://rubyforge.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=27728 => 'RubyGems now
> installs gems into ~/.gem if GEM_HOME is not writable. Use
> --no-user-install command-line switch to disable this behavior.').
>
> Here's what happens on my machine (OS X):
>
> ~$ gem list | grep less
> ~$ sudo gem list | grep less
> ~$ gem install less
> (...)
> ~$ gem list | grep less
> less (1.2.21)
> ~$ sudo gem list | grep less
> (empty)
>
> ~$ gem -v
> 1.3.5
> ~$ ruby -v
> ruby 1.8.7 (2009-06-12 patchlevel 174) [i686-darwin10.0.0]
>
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