On Jun 16, 2004, at 5:48 PM, Dave Thomas wrote:

> On Jun 16, 2004, at 9:23, Robert Oschler wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I ran "ri" on my Linux box last night, from my user home directory.  
>> It
>> crunched away at a bunch of .c and .rb files for quite some time.  
>> When it
>> was done, I still couldn't get doc-info on Ruby's built-in commands.  
>> For
>> example "ri each_with_index" or "ri puts" came up with a response 
>> from ri
>> saying it didn't know anything about them.
>
> Presumably you ran rdoc on the files in your home directory. These 
> will be the files that it documented. If you want Ruby's built-in 
> stuff as well, you'll also need to run rdoc --ri in the Ruby source 
> tree (note: not in the library)

Putting a note to this effect on the Web pages that describe rdoc and 
ri might be useful. It took me a while and a lot of context clues to 
figure this out.

Pacem in terris / Mir / Shanti / Salaam / Heiwa
Kevin R. Bullock