[Rubygems-developers] Remote Installer Progress
gsinclair at soyabean.com.au
Fri Dec 3 20:22:30 EST 2004
On Friday, December 3, 2004, 6:37:32 PM, Jim wrote:
> (1) Support for a user writable cache file if the system wide file is not
> writable. The user writable file will be $HOME/.gem/source_cache
> (overridable via GEMCACHE env variable). I do attempt to find a reasonable
> home directory for windows machines (see the find_home method in
> rubygems.rb). Also, I'm not sure if ".gem" is an appropriate name when in
> windows, I'm open to suggestions.
Wouldn't a more descriptive name be better, like .gem-cache?
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