[Rubygems-developers] Gem install not working?

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Fri Nov 9 16:44:42 EST 2007

On Nov 5, 2007, at 11:09 , Trans wrote:
> On Nov 5, 2007 12:19 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11/5/07, Trans <transfire at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Something isn't right...
>>> trans at transhuttlex:~/Ruby/tmail/trunk$ sudo gem install rake
>>> [sudo] password for trans:
>>> Need to update 3 gems from http://gems.rubyforge.org
>>> ...
>>> complete
>>> Successfully installed rake-0.7.3
>>> Installing ri documentation for rake-0.7.3...
>>> Installing RDoc documentation for rake-0.7.3...
>>> trans at transhuttlex:~/Ruby/tmail/trunk$ less /usr/local/lib/ 
>>> site_ruby/1.8/
>>> i486-linux/ oll.rb      pony/       ratch/      roll/

`gem install` never puts anything in site_ruby.

>>> trans at transhuttlex:~/Ruby/tmail/trunk$ rake -T
>>> The program 'rake' is currently not installed.  You can install  
>>> it by typing:
>>> sudo apt-get install rake
>> 1a) what is your gem env result?
>> 1b) did oyu manually install gem?
>> 1c) what options did you use to install it?
> It was a debian install of gems. I just tossed it and installed form
> source. All better now :-)

your PATH may have been wrong.

Poor workers blame their tools. Good workers build better tools. The
best workers get their tools to do the work for them. -- Syndicate Wars

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