[Rubygems-developers] Need to know how to get a particular Ruby install to "see" a particular gem

Nikolas 'Atrus' Coukouma lists at atrus.org
Sun Mar 20 18:54:19 EST 2005

You have to use:
require 'rubygems';
require_gem 'gem-name';


Peter Marreck wrote:

>Here's the situation- I'm on OS X. "ruby -v" shows 1.8.2. I've
>installed "sqlite", "sqlite-ruby", "sqlite3" (at some point) and
>"sqlite3-ruby" via Gems. The command-line version of these utilities
>works fine (I can edit database info, etc.). "gem list" shows the
>sqlite (2.0.1)
>    ...
>sqlite-ruby (2.2.3, 2.2.2)
>    ...
>sqlite3-ruby (1.1.0, 0.9.0)
>    ...
>Yet the line "require 'sqlite'" still fails in Apache with:
>[error] mod_ruby: /placeholder/path/to/rubytest.rbx:4:in `require': No
>such file to load -- sqlite (LoadError)
>What am I missing here? Is there a Ruby or Gem config file that I can
>use to point Ruby at the installed location of these gems? Help!
>Thanks ahead of time!

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