[Rubygems-developers] Gem methods?

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Thu Oct 9 19:18:50 EDT 2008

On Oct 9, 2008, at 08:29 AM, Trans wrote:

> Is there a way to see if a gem is active (without activating it of
> course)?

Gem.loaded_specs is a Hash mapping gem names to gemspecs

> In addition is there a way to access a gemspec from code?

Gem.source_index has all available gems if you don't want active gems.

> Lastly, is there a way to get the path to where a gem is installed?

The gemspec has it, check ri.

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