[Rubygems-developers] Having dynamic libraries installed in the bin directory without having them put in ruby's search path?

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Mon Mar 19 19:31:05 EDT 2007

On Mar 19, 2007, at 13:38, Olivier Boudry wrote:
> On 3/19/07, Eric Hodel <drbrain at segment7.net> wrote:
>> On Mar 19, 2007, at 07:58, Olivier Boudry wrote:
>>> I'm building the win32 gems for the SAP Rfc connector (a tool to
>>> perform remote function calls on a SAP R/3 system). I would need to
>>> have dll files placed into the ruby\bin directory.
>> How do you run a shared library?
> I don't run them, but putting them as executables in the gemspec was
> the only way I found to get them installed in the ruby\bin directory.
> Also I know this is not the purpose of the executables parameter.

So if you don't run them why are they in the bin dir?  Why aren't  
they in the lib dir?

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