[Rubygems-developers] Finding where gems are stored

Marcus Rueckert darix at web.de
Mon Oct 22 07:58:17 EDT 2007

On 2007-10-22 07:17:08 -0400, Trans wrote:
> 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/?

there are always disadvantages. but maybe something you want to


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