On Sunday 07 November 2004 06:11 pm, Dave Thomas wrote:
<snip>
> You won't get the full or proper documentation that way (for example
> you won't see any of the stuff written in C, including the built-in
> classes such as String--these are in the C source, not the resulting
> binaries).
>
> You also won't be able to take advantage of the .document files that
> direct RDoc what to include and what to omit.
>
> In general, if you're looking at using a packaged Ruby, the packager
> should also have provided a pre-installed set of ri documentation. If
> not, I'd ask them to consider it.
>

I'm a gentoo user as well - thanks for this information.

To the other gentoo users reading this thread:  I'll go ahead and file
a bug report at bugs.gentoo.org, and will refer to this thread/post.

Hopefully we can get the ebuild fixed asap, in time for 1.8.2-final.


Beers,

Corey

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