[Rubygems-developers] Platform selection in gem install

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Thu Aug 16 14:57:02 EDT 2007

On Aug 16, 2007, at 05:30, Austin Ziegler wrote:
> On 8/15/07, Alexey Verkhovsky <alexey.verkhovsky at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 8/14/07, Daniel Berger <djberg96 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Alexey Verkhovsky wrote:
>>>> There is no good place in Windows to keep system-wide overrides,  
>>>> other
>>>> than the registry.
>>> Dir::COMMON_APPDATA => "C:\\Documents and Settings\\All
>>> Users\\Application Data"
>> Ah, that's right. C:\\Documents and Settings\\All Users\\ is the  
>> place.
> No, Dir::COMMON_APPDATA is the place. Those three names will be
> different in different languages. We should not assume a fixed
> location, after all ;)

So File.join Dir::COMMON_APPDATA, 'RubyGems', 'mumble'

Would be the right place to put RubyGems system-wide configuration?

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