[Rubygems-developers] (no subject)

Austin Ziegler halostatue at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 15:40:58 EDT 2007


On 8/16/07, Eric Hodel <drbrain at segment7.net> wrote:
> On Aug 15, 2007, at 17:11, Brian Sammon wrote:
> > Does rubygems use a package database, or does it just search the
> > filesystem
> > when it's looking for information on installed gems?
> Searches the FS
>
> See Gem::source_index, Gem::SourceIndex#from_installed_gems and
> Gem::GemPathSearcher.

Hm. Wonder if something like:

begin
  require 'hoe'
rescue LoadError
  `gem install -y hoe`
  retry
end

...would work, given the right conditions. ;)

-austin
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