[Rubygems-developers] Any experiences managing gems without root access?

Ryan Davis ryand-ruby at zenspider.com
Wed Jul 25 17:51:44 EDT 2007


On Jul 25, 2007, at 11:09 , Eric Hodel wrote:

> You can create an alternate RubyGems repository and install gems into
> there using the GEM_HOME environment variable.

I don't think that is right. GEM_HOME seems to be ... sketchy. I  
think you want GEM_PATH and to use the -i flag on 'gem install'... I  
got it working once and have a transcript with Jim where I worked it  
out. I plan on writing it up because it'll really help consultants.



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