> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Weirich [mailto:jim / weirichhouse.org] 
> Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 3:49 PM
> To: ruby-core / ruby-lang.org
> Subject: Re: gems is a language change, not a pkging system
> 
> 
> Sean E. Russell said:
> > I still have questions about gem's operation.  For example, 
> if gem X 
> > depends on Y, and I've already installed Y but not as a gem, will 
> > RubyGems see that?
> 
> No.  But it doesn't prevent you from installing the gem.  You 
> can tell the gem command to bypass dependency checking with a 
> command line option.

I guess I'll wait to ask at RubyConf why it couldn't just scan down the
sitelibdir. :)

Regards,

Dan