[Rubygems-developers] Is this a bug? Uninstall from --install-dir

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Wed Sep 17 21:44:44 EDT 2008


On Sep 14, 2008, at 12:31 PM, Caspar Florian Ebeling wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 11:27 PM, Eric Hodel <drbrain at segment7.net>  
> wrote:
>> On Aug 27, 2008, at 06:05 AM, Caspar Florian Ebeling wrote:
>>> This seems to be a bug:
>>> $ mkdir gem_stage/
>>> $ gem install  --install-dir gem_stage --local externals-1.0.0.gem
>>> Successfully installed externals-1.0.0
>>> 1 gem installed
>>> Installing ri documentation for externals-1.0.0...
>>> Installing RDoc documentation for externals-1.0.0...
>>> $ gem uninstall externals --install-dir gem_stage
>>> ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::InstallError)
>>>  Unknown gem externals >= 0
>>>
>>> Basically, --install-dir seems to be ignored on uninstall.
>>
>> This seems to work on trunk.
>
> To me it still looks broken, unfortunately:
>
> flomac:vendor febeling$ rubygems-svn/bin/gem install activesupport - 
> i tmptrunk/

This command uses the installed rubygems, not the one in rubygems- 
svn.  You need to use -Irubygems-svn/lib.


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