[Rubygems-developers] Thoughts on handling bin and man files

Curt Hibbs curt at curthibbs.us
Fri Mar 19 11:01:44 EST 2004

Chad Fowler wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Mar 2004, Richard Kilmer wrote:
> #
> # then we would effectively be 'wrapping' the 'rake' executable script.
> # Also, we could generate at .cmd on Win32 instead of a chmod +x script
> # file.  As well, its easier to identify these for removal upon gem
> # uninstall.
> #
> I think this idea has grown into something good.  I say this is what we
> should go with!

Yes, this is very good.

The technique of wrapping solves this problem very neatly. Plus, having a
wrapper will enable many things that have not yet been imagined for gems.

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