[Rubygems-developers] Finding where gems are stored

Trans transfire at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 07:17:08 EDT 2007


On 10/22/07, Marcus Rueckert <darix at web.de> wrote:
>
> if debian ships those gems inside the debs, debian becomes the vendor.
> and debian as a vendor is not supposed to use /opt. the hierarchy is
> solely for 3rd party vendors. so you could use it for gems installed via
> the gem cmdline... but in that case /opt feels like the wrong solution.

Right. That's what I mean, for when using gem cmdline.

> i would rather go for /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/ in that case.

Is that a good place considering someone might install ruby itself to
/usr/local/lib/?

T.


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