[Rubygems-developers] Question about RDoc Files

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Wed Jun 16 08:10:00 EDT 2004


On 16/6/2004, at 2:03 AM, Jim Weirich wrote:

> Chad Fowler wrote:
>>> 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.
>
> Yes, you could accept that, which leaves open the possibility that you 
> could also accept relatively no less than relative file names.
>
> I think ??
>
>> I say give the change a try. :)
>
> I have done so and have included the patch below.  I didn't apply it 
> to the source, because it does touch the code that detects drive 
> letters to support rdocs on a different windows drive than the current 
> directory (I _think_ that's the purpose of the code).
>
> So, could someone on a windows box could try the patch and see if I 
> broke --gen-rdoc on a windows platform?
>
> Thanks.
>


I'll give it a try at work if I can find time today.

Chad



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