[Rubygems-developers] Question about RDoc Files

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Tue Jun 15 20:32:41 EDT 2004

On 15/6/2004, at 6:59 PM, Jim Weirich wrote:

> I noticed that all the RDoc files installed with the --gen-rdoc option 
> use absolute file names.
> (1) This looks ugly in the RDoc file listing because all the names are 
> too long for the file list box.  You can't see the actual file name 
> without scrolling.
> (2) It prevents me from specifying the main file with the --main 
> option.  Since I don't know where the gem is actually installed on any 
> given system, I can't give the full absolute path.
> This can probably be easily fixed, but before I make any changes, was 
> the choice of absolute file names deliberate? (or arbitrary ... sorry, 
> don't go there).  I seem to recall some rdoc path problems with 
> windows machines and don't want to break anything there.

I could accept absolutely no less than absolute file names.

I say give the change a try. :)

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