[Rubygems-developers] gemspec extensions attribute

Berger, Daniel Daniel.Berger at qwest.com
Tue Nov 6 13:36:52 EST 2007


> -----Original Message-----
> From: rubygems-developers-bounces at rubyforge.org 
> [mailto:rubygems-developers-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of Trans
> Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2007 11:31 AM
> To: rubygems-developers at rubyforge.org
> Subject: Re: [Rubygems-developers] gemspec extensions attribute
> On Nov 6, 2007 12:42 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 11/6/07, Trans <transfire at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > No one can tell me, if there's a way to get the comoiled 
> libs copied 
> > > to the right place? I ran setup.rb and it puts them in the right 
> > > place, so I'm surprised gems does not.
> > >
> > > Should I submit a bug report?
> > >
> >
> > I don't quite understand your question: you're expecting 
> that rubygems 
> > (gem install) copy your lib/folder to some place?
> No. I'm still talking about compiling extensions.
> When
>   gem install foo
> and foo's gemspec has extensions defined, it does the 
> compilation, right? The resulting .so files get copied to 
> lib/, but that's the wrong place. If you use setup.rb instead 
> they get copied to right place in 'lib/foo/'. How do I tell 
> gems to copy them to lib/foo/ and not lib/?

I think you have to do create_makefile('your_lib', 'foo') in the
extconf.rb file.



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