[Rubygems-developers] using a .gem in situ

Edward Summers ehs at pobox.com
Fri Jul 14 10:18:38 EDT 2006

On Jul 13, 2006, at 5:46 PM, Jim Weirich wrote:
> As Eric said, you cannot use gems without installing them first.   
> Very early on, the gems team discussed hacking the require command  
> to load ruby source from a zipped up gem, but that approach would  
> work with .so or .dll files, so we didn't even try to got that route.

Thanks much, I hadn't thought of the compiled code libraries.


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