>>>>> "D" == Dave Thomas <dave / pragprog.com> writes:

D> I'm surprised by people here claiming to be concerned about security 
D> who have their Ruby installation in /usr/local. If you are concerned 
D> about root installs, RUBY SHOULD NOT BE IN A ROOT-ONLY WRITABLE 
D> DIRECTORY. 

 How do you know that /usr/local is owned by root ?

Guy Decoux