[Rubygems-developers] Personal repos, for development and testing?
hgs at dmu.ac.uk
Wed Feb 1 14:05:52 EST 2006
At present, Rubygems has the concept of a local repository,
the concept of a remote repository which defaults to the central
Rubygems repository, and that is it. I've just downloaded a package
(YAX, but the details don't matter) and because it used Rubygems it
was expecting me to do the full install as root. If there were a
way to have secondary repositories, or private ones, then I could
install the gem within my home directory, where if it were
damaged/evil it would do less damage.
- VERSION: 0.8.11 (0.8.11)
- INSTALLATION DIRECTORY: /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8
- GEM PATH:
- REMOTE SOURCES:
This environment isn't actually held in my environment variables, is
it?. Maybe if it were I could set it temporarily to something else?
There seem to be no gem commands to set it for me.
Has anyone given these matters more thought recently?
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