[Rubygems-developers] Directory structure suggestion
chad at chadfowler.com
Thu Mar 18 06:43:29 EST 2004
On Mar 18, 2004, at 6:27 AM, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
> It bothers me that the gems directory structure is messy. Actual gem
> directories are at the same level as other, more general directories.
> Here is the current contents of mine:
> It *should* be:
> It's probably difficult to change it now, but if it were my project,
> I'd bite the bullet and do it.
> An alternative is:
I don't think it would be too hard to do this, and since we're in alpha
mode, I don't think it's too big of an inconvenience for users. Rather
than modify the gem command to move things around, I would suggest we
include a piece of code in install.rb that migrates everything during
So, I guess this gets a +1 from me for consistency (though, I have to
admit to not being very detail-oriented, so it doesn't bother me much).
Anyone else have an opinion before it's changed?
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