[Rubygems-developers] 'gem' method crashes if home folder doesn't exist

Hongli Lai hongli at phusion.nl
Thu Dec 4 08:53:04 EST 2008


If the home folder of the user that the Ruby interpreter is running as 
does not exist, then the 'gem' method will crash
with an Errno::ENOENT exception. I've posted details and a fix at:

http://rubyforge.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=23105&group_id=126&atid=577

This fix is very important for Phusion Passenger. I'd like to ask the 
RubyGems developer to release a bugfix release as soon as possible.

With kind regards,
Hongli Lai
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