[Rubygems-developers] Finding where gems are stored

Trans transfire at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 08:36:24 EDT 2007


On 10/22/07, Trans <transfire at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think you misunderstand me. It is entirely reasonable for someone to
> install Ruby itself to /usr/local/lib/ruby, if it wasn't for Ruby
> using a version tier, ie. 1.8/, that would be a complete mess --the
> gem dir would be mixed in with all the other libs, ostruct.rb, io/,
> irb/, etc. But even with the tier, I don't think it's a good practice
> to mixing version tiers with not version tiers --"gems" is not a
> version of Ruby. Perhaps if the lib/ruby were divided like:

Oops. Scratch that last sentence. I was going to suggest:

  lib/
    ruby/
      1.8/
        core/
        site/
        gems/

or

  lib/
    ruby/
      core/
        1.8/
      site/
        1.8/
      gems/
        1.8/

But that doesn't seem quite right either.

T.


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