[Rubygems-developers] How do application gems work?

Gavin Sinclair gsinclair at soyabean.com.au
Tue Apr 13 18:03:13 EDT 2004

> Gavin Sinclair wrote:
>> I just remote-installed rake.  How do I run it?
> There is a small manual step required when installing as a gem.  See the
> instructions at http://rake.rubyforge.org (the Gem Installation
> section).


> Once installed, you just invoke it by typing "rake target" to build a
> target, or just "rake" to build the default target (assumes you have a
> Rakefile :-)

Yeah, I knew that bit, but wasn't exactly clear in my question. :)

> Is the application installation portion of RubyGems working yet?  I can
> make a new Gem of Rake to take advantage of that when it is ready.

That's what I was hoping to see.


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