SVN r169 is out

rake compile is still busted due to command line overflow. Will fix this
sometime after RubyConf :slight_smile:


Hi John,

I thought you mentioned previously on the list that the MRI gems will
be used for the time being, I just tried and it doesn’t seem to be
picking them up.

Is there anything extra I have to do? I was hoping I would just be
able to do a require on the gem


You can set GEM_PATH environment variable in your user profile to point
to your \lib\ruby\gems\1.8 directory. This works fine on my machine

Curt just got gem install working (modulo rdoc binary regex strangeness)
here, so we’re really close to gem install working.


Hi Ben

I had trouble but you can try to write your code like this

require ‘rubygems’
gem ‘spec’

that should work… that’s how i have to require rails

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Hi John,

I feel we might be talking about different things. I’ve got my
GEM_PATH variable set.

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\VC>echo %GEM_PATH%

When I try and access the gem, it fails - I expected this to work but
feel this is where I might have misunderstood.


require ‘rubygems’
=> true

require ‘spec’
`require’: no such file to load – spec (LoadError)

    from custom_require.rb:26:in `require'
    from :0

The only way I have got this to work is to set the lib path to the
spec.rb file for LibraryPaths in the ir.config. Should this have



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