Would it be possible to use some sort of jar style packaging - ie distribute
the folder hierarchy as one package - that way relative references should
work. Ruby would need to change to load libraries out of .jar files

Ian

"Nathaniel Talbott" <ntalbott / rolemodelsoft.com> wrote in message
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> I have a project that I'm working on that needs to live two different
lives,

> The problem comes in when you want don't want to install Lapidary as a
> library, say to just look at it and run its internal unit tests. Suddenly,
> Lapidary doesn't work anymore, because it can't find itself! Aach! What to
> do? If it uses relative references, then it can't find its parts when run
as
> a library; if it uses library references, then it can't find its parts
when
> it's run standalone.
>
> Probably I'm missing something obvious here; please help me out.

>