[Rubyinstaller-devel] feedback on the mingw installer

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 10:22:34 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:35 AM, Roger Pack<rogerdpack at gmail.com> wrote:
> I like it.
> One thought for now: currently the "start command prompt with ruby"
> puts that version of ruby at the end of the path.  Is there a reason
> for that, by chance?

Yes, is a good practice not to put in front of the PATH. Tools on
Windows and system32 should be before your personal tools (MSDN
article I cannot remember right now).

> Currently when I use it [and have other versions installed] it still
> prefers the other ruby versions, which is why I'm wondering.

There is a ticket that suffers from the same:


Next version of the preview (due this weekend) is going to include a fix for it.

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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