[Rubygems-developers] Gem location and site arch directory

Berger, Daniel Daniel.Berger at qwest.com
Mon Feb 2 11:14:00 EST 2009

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> [mailto:rubygems-developers-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf 
> Of Luis Lavena
> Sent: Monday, February 02, 2009 8:21 AM
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> Subject: Re: [Rubygems-developers] Gem location and site arch 
> directory


> >>
> >> Thoughts? This iwll be the first drawback.
> >
> > I guess I don't see the problem in practice. The 
> 'lib/x86-mingw32/my_ext.so' would not exist except and until 
> it was installed as a gem. How people setup their tests is up 
> to them and seems, to me, to be orthogonal to this issue.
> >
> Well, if I try to run the test of a installed gem that moved 
> the extension to this directory then will be broken (gem test my-gem)

Isn't the plan to modify $LOAD_PATH so that it doesn't break?



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