[holy ruby programmers batman!] .irbrc for Windows Users
markus.prinz at qsig.org
Fri Dec 14 11:17:51 EST 2007
The Docs say that Windows Users are out of luck with regards to
the .irbrc - this isn't true. Simply define an environment variable
called IRBRC and set it to the full path of your irbrc (e.g. "C:
\Documents and Settings\<username>\_irbrc"), and presto, .irbrc for
There is also another way by setting the HOME-Var, but that has
potential Issues if you're using msys/cygwin.
And you can also call the file ".irbrc" on Windows, but you'll have to
save it via a text editor or something, because the Windows Explorer
won't let you create a File with a . in front.
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