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

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Luis Lavena
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