[Rubygems-developers] Why bindir in the load path?

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Sat Sep 11 21:40:11 EDT 2004

I think I did that, and it's been long enough that I don't remember 
why. :)  I encourage you to change it if you're so inclined.


On Sep 11, 2004, at 3:03 PM, Jim Weirich wrote:

> Why are we putting the bindir containing the executables into the load 
> path?  I know the executable stubs use it, but they stubs could use a 
> full path without needing to "pollute" the load path.
> Just wondering ... I don't think this is an issue for 0.8.0, but I 
> want to make sure we understand why its there.
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