Thanks, Lothar.  These will be fixed for the next release.

Chad


On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 11:16:51 +0900, Lothar Scholz
<mailinglists / scriptolutions.com> wrote:
> Hello ,
> 
> While tracking a bug report for ArachnoRuby i found three errors in the
> 0.8.1 gems code. My program sets the environment "GEM_PATH".
> 
> 1) If i use a normal windows path with backslashes in the environment
> variable, then this does not work, because Dir::glob will fail.
> So please convert all '\' to '/' this before feeding glob.
> 
> 2) For some reasons Gem::@gem_path will have "/lib/ruby/gems/1.8" after
> the directory that is given in GEM_PATH. Also @gem_home is set to this
> wrong directory. Don't think that it is a good default value on
> windows.
> 
> 3) Error in Gem::Specification::build_paths
> 
>    def self.build_paths
>       @paths = []
>       ::Gem.path.each do |gempath|
>         @specs = Dir.glob("#{gempath}/specifications/*.gemspec").collect { |specfile| eval(File.read(specfile)) }.sort!
>         @specs.each do |spec|
>           spec.require_paths.each {|path|
>              @paths << "#{gempath}/gems/#{spec.full_name}/#{path}"
>              foo = "hallo"
>              }
>         end
>       end
>     end
> 
> Here you iterate over the gem path members but always reset @specs. So
> in my case it founds the specs for in "c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8" but
> when trying to glob "/lib/ruby/gems/1.8" it clears the @specs member.
> Later in     def self.search_gempath(file)  it will never find the
> specification and so never activate the gem and always return
> "false".
> 
> And by the way, on   http://rubygems.rubyforge.org/wiki/wiki.pl?UserGuide
> you talk about a RUBY_GEMS environment variable, instead of GEM_PATH.
> I think this is an also an mistake.
> 
> --
>  Best regards,                        emailto: scholz at scriptolutions dot com
>  Lothar Scholz                        http://www.ruby-ide.com
>  CTO Scriptolutions                   Ruby, PHP, Python IDE 's
> 
> 


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