[Rubygems-developers] RubyGems setup.rb --destdir patch

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 09:26:02 EDT 2009

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 3:51 AM, Richard Brown <rbrown at exherbo.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 22:33, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Forgot to mention if those patches do not clash on Windows drive
>> letters, I'm cool with them
> This gist contains two patches against trunk. The first patch fixes
> some option names that I think got mangled in the refactoring of
> setup.rb. The second patch makes destdir to what I think it should do,
> and to make it work on windows, I've just called
> .gsub(/^[a-zA-Z]:/,'') on paths being joined to destdir to remove a
> drive letter if present. Is this too hacky?
> http://gist.github.com/77950

Hmn, that smells pretty aggressive patch, at least in relation to Windows paths.

I'll check this later and see what are the outcome on Windows.

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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