[Rubygems-developers] Gem location and site arch directory

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 12:46:11 EST 2009

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Berger, Daniel <Daniel.Berger at qwest.com> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> Of Luis Lavena
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>> Subject: Re: [Rubygems-developers] Gem location and site arch
>> directory
> <snip>
>> >>
>> >> 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?

Is gem test altering the $LOAD_PATH and adding libdir? Or is just
executing the tests?

Anyway, I'm just being extremist.

We didn't heard back from Eric Hodel.

Eric: what are your thoughts on this one?

Luis Lavena
Perfection in design is achieved not when there is nothing more to add,
but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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