[Rubygems-developers] Problem building gem without loading gem reuqire system.

TRANS transfire at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 22:06:42 EDT 2006


On 4/21/06, TRANS <transfire at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've created a script for automating the building a gem, among other
> things, but I have to use
>
>   require 'rubygems'
>
> in the script to make it work. Unfortuately that causes Gems to take
> control of the require mechanism  and thus the script can't be run in
> such a way as to bypass the Gems system --i.e. a manual install
> overriding a gems install.
>
> How can this be fixed?

Never mind. That's not quite the issue. A require was failing in the
mainual installaton which was feeding back to Gems and causing it to
subsequently load from the gems repository instead --a strange quark
of the Gems system, but not a show stopper.

T.



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