[Rubygems-developers] [ rubygems-Bugs-28494 ] C: hard coded in rubygems.rb

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Sun Aug 22 16:12:54 EDT 2010

On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 4:49 PM, James Tucker <jftucker at gmail.com> wrote:
> As far as the code is concerned, see my patch, it should solve the issue in a usable manner. I chose to use the approach of just using '/', as this will address the root of the currently active drive (which must exist at least at process launch). Does this make sense?

There is no patch in all your previous messages or RubyGems tracker, I
had assume you refer to OP suggestion at the tracker.

> I could also expand it out to try just HOMEDRIVE, then fallback to the root of Gem.ruby, then fall back to '/', but this seems long when it would almost be reasonable if all these things are missing, to just raise an exception.

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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