[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:
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> 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.

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