On May 16, 2006, at 1:58 PM, Paul D. Kraus wrote:

>>
>>
>> Do you see a long.rb under
>> /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/getopt-1.3.4?
>>
>> If not, something went wrong.  If so, then maybe you need to set your
>> RUBYOPT environment variable, or you'll need to require 'rubygems'
>> first.
>>
> Its there. Still no go. I am going to uninstall ruby and use gems  
> to install
> it.
> Any suggestions on how to remove ruby? It was compiled from source.
>
>
> Thanks everyone for all there help today.
> Paul

Wait, did you do this:

require 'rubygems'
require 'getopt/long'

# rest of script

Use gems to install what? If you mean ruby, you can't install ruby  
from a gem (especially not after removing ruby, w/o ruby how is  
rubygems supposed to run?)