[Rubygems-developers] error when irb not installed

Jim Freeze rubygems at freeze.org
Wed Dec 27 08:08:36 EST 2006

On Dec 27, 2006, at 1:38 AM, Eric Hodel wrote:

> On Dec 26, 2006, at 21:20, Jim Freeze wrote:
>> Should I be getting an error when installing a gem on
>> a machine that irb is not installed on?
> Yes.  Rubygems requires all of ruby to be installed.

Maybe it should more gracefully fail. I was using CentOS at the
time, and had installed ruby with 'yum install ruby'. It is an  
install 'yum install irb' to get irb. :(

Jim Freeze

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