[Rubygems-developers] Personal repos, for development and testing?

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Wed Feb 1 15:17:47 EST 2006

Hugh Sasse wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Feb 2006, Jim Weirich wrote:
>> gem install PACKAGEXYZ -i my_personal_repository
>> export GEM_HOME=my_personal_repository
>> (untested ... but something like that should work)
> Thanks, I got part way with the -i, but couldn't understand where
> I'd got to.  

Oh, I think there's a but in that the command files are still written to 
/usr/local/bin, even if you have a personal repository setup and specify 
it with -i.  I don't think anyone has fixed that bug yet.

-- Jim Weirich       jweirich at one.net      http://onestepback.org
"Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct,
not tried it." -- Donald Knuth (in a memo to Peter van Emde Boas)

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