[Rubygems-developers] Question: rake test requires rake outside GEM_PATH
luislavena at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 08:23:22 EDT 2009
On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 4:41 PM, Daniel Berger <djberg96 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Luis Lavena wrote:
>> Hello Guys,
>> I have multiple versions of ruby installed, ranging from 1.8.5 to
>> 1.8.6, p114 and p368.
>> To reduce duplication of common used gems, I set both GEM_HOME and
>> GEM_PATH to my user folder:
>> I can run rake or any other gem without any kind of issue.
>> I've noticed that when running some RubyGems test, rake is invoked,
>> and is failing:
>> 18) Error:
>> Gem::Installer::ExtensionBuildError: ERROR: Failed to build gem native
>> mkrf_conf.rb --build_arg1 --build_arg2
>> rake RUBYARCHDIR=D:/Temp/test_rubygems_2712/gemhome/gems/a-2/lib
>> `report_activate_error': Could not find RubyGem rake (>= 0)
>> from D:/Users/Luis/.gem/ruby/1.8/bin/rake:18
>> The rake from my GEM_HOME is invoked, but looks like ENV['GEM_HOME']
>> and 'GEM_PATH' were tweaked, so it can no longer find that gem, thus
> Can you see where and why?
Is doing a cleanup, but not doing a safeguard of the values prior resetting.
>> I wonder if this could affect other applications too, and what could
>> ge the workaround besides .gemrc, since I've also 1.9.1 and want to
>> avoid mixing the gem repositories between the two.
> Seems reasonable.
Besides RubyGems own tests, couldn't find other being affected by
this, so is good.
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but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
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