Stephan.Kassel / gmx.de wrote:
> I am just trying to get some knowledge in Ruby. For this I am playing
> with some tutorials.
> 
> In the tutorial I have to save some code to a file and load it
> afterwards in the irb (with require).
> 
> I don't want to mess up the installation, so I am saving all files
> under my own special directory E:/User/stk/Programming/Ruby.
> 
> Which enviroment variable do I have to use? What shall I do?

The RUBYLIB environment variable lets you specify additional directories 
to be searched by 'require'. irb picks this up. Both ruby and irb (at 
least as of 1.8.2) support a -I option too.