[Rubygems-developers] Two versions of ruby 1.8.x on same system with working rubygems, possible?

Chad Woolley thewoolleyman at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 14:19:05 EST 2007

Try setting the GEM_HOME environment var.  This seems to be required
for setup.rb to work properly, even if you have a config file pointing
to another location.

On 3/7/07, Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale at gmail.com> wrote:
> I might be trying to do something which is impossible.
> I've got both ruby 1.8.5 and 1.8.6 installed on a system as well as
> ruby1.9  the libraries are in
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_setup
>    1.8.5
>    1.8.6
>    1.9
> I'd like now to install rubygems  so that it can be used with either
> 1.8.5 OR 1.8.6  but I can't figure out which options to use with
> setup.rb in order to do this.  I'd be happy if these were two separate
> rubygems installs, but it would be great if the gems could be shared
> if that made sense.
> Is this even possible?  Looking at the code in setup.rb it seems to
> disregard the tiny part of the ruby version.
> --
> Rick DeNatale
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