John Lam:

> Luis Lavena:
>
> > USERPROFILE sometimes matches the location of roaming profiles, and
> > not the HOMEDRIVE+HOMEPATH used is some NT domains.
> >
> > Ruby 1.9 uses a different list of options for HOME in case if not
> > defined:
> >
> > [ruby-core:12347]
> >
> > http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-core/12347
> >
> > "
> > In 1.9, when ENV['HOME'] isn't set, it will be set using
> > HOMEDRIVE+HOMEPATH, USERPROFILE, and "Personal" special-folder
> > if they are all unset."
> >
> > I think similar approach should be taked by 1.8
> >
> > But again, those are my comments and only that.
>
> Awesome. We'll match the 1.9 behavior then.

Actually, to clarify this a bit further, we won't *set* HOME, instead we'll=
 use HOMEDRIVE+HOMEPATH, USERPROFILE, and "Personal" everywhere that Ruby u=
ses HOME if HOME isn't defined.

I don't think we should be setting HOME arbitrarily for the process.

Thanks,
-John