>>>>> "B" == Ben Tilly <ben_tilly / hotmail.com> writes:

B> I am not seeing it at the moment, but is there any
B> equivalent to Perl's Configure module?  In Perl this

 Well, I don't know perl, but ruby has a nice module Config

B> If Ruby doesn't have this, it would be very nice.  I
B> have seen RAA applications that just assume that they
B> know where they should install on my system, making it

 ruby has mkmf.rb to do this

B> A sample reason to use this would be to test how a bunch
B> of applications will work with a new development version
B> of Ruby *without* having to replace your installed main
B> version...

 It's  possible in ruby


Guy Decoux