[Rubygems-developers] Preliminary testing and executable support

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Sat Mar 20 13:31:21 EST 2004


On Mar 20, 2004, at 12:37 PM, Gavin Sinclair wrote:

> On Sunday, March 21, 2004, 4:04:52 AM, Chad wrote:
>
>> This will result in a generated "myapp" being installed from "bin" in
>> the gem distribution  into the same location as the ruby executable
>> (not yet over-ridable).    The generated script looks like this:
>
>>    #!/usr/local/bin/ruby
>>    require 'rubygems'
>>    require_gem 'an-app', "0.0.1"
>>    load 'myapp'
>
>> ...assuming that the gem is caled "an-app" and is at version 0.0.1.  
>> To
>> make the "load" work properly, I had to stuff "bin" into the
>> require_path.
>
> Couldn't you generate an absolute path in some way?
>
>

That's definitely a possibility (easy to do).  I wonder if there is a 
reason not to do that.  I'll think about that before doing any more 
hacking.

Chad



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