[Rubygems-developers] Remote Installer Progress
gsinclair at soyabean.com.au
Sat Dec 4 10:49:34 EST 2004
On Saturday, December 4, 2004, 3:55:34 AM, Jim wrote:
> BTW, I use the following algorithm to determine a home directory. This
> probably fails on older windows systems that don't set USERFPROFILE,
> HOMEDRIVE or HOMEPATH. And expanding "~" fails on anything without HOME
> defined, so I need a better "last resort". Suggestions welcome.
A good last resort is probably C:\. Perhaps there's an environment
variable that points to the drive where the OS is installed.
I doubt anyone would be using Win98 etc. now anyway. Hal Fulton may
have been the last of the old guard...
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