[Rubygems-developers] Directory structure suggestion
rich at infoether.com
Thu Mar 18 09:22:41 EST 2004
On Mar 18, 2004, at 6:43 AM, Chad Fowler wrote:
> 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:
I like this path change better. It would also have the least impact on
the code (although that is less important than getting this right :-)
>> It's probably difficult to change it now, but if it were my project,
>> I'd bite the bullet and do it.
Nah, refactor often...right!
>> 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 installation.
I agree with this, I think the install.rb should migrate the
gem-version directories into a ./gems dir.
+1 for me too...gavin...could you put in a rubyforge enhancement
request on this to track it?
> 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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