[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
Sat Mar 24 12:44:47 EDT 2007


On Mar 20, 2007, at 05:20, Olivier Boudry wrote:

>> Also, how does ruby get away with having zlib.so in a directory
>> that's not in ENV['PATH']?  Can you use the same trick?
>
> zlib.so is in the ruby search path (for searching ruby modules) and
> zlib1.dll is in the bin directory. At least when installed with the
> One Click Installer.

Sorry, I meant gdbm.so vs gdbm.dll.


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