On Fri, 19 May 2006, Jon Dean wrote:

>
> Axel,
>
>> Just save it in the directory you're in. That could be something like
>>> /home/jon .
>
> Thats what I was doing, so far so good.
>
>>> Now, your second question:
>> Here, you are trying to require rubygems in myfile.rb to load some gem
>> file
>
> myfile.rb consists of:
>
> puts "Hello world"
>
> thats it.  No require statements.  But I tried to install rubygems.  I
> downloaded the tar.gz file.  Unpacked it and put the folder in
> /lib/ruby.  Then:
>
> $cd /lib/ruby/rubygems-0.8.11
> $ruby setup.rb
> ruby: no such file to load -- ubygems (Load Error)
>
> Then I try:
>
> $export GEM_HOME=/home/mygemrepository ... ok, no error returned
> $ruby setup.rb config --prefix=/home/jon
> ruby: no such file to load -- ubygems (Load Error)
>
> I can't seem to run any ruby file.
>
> $ruby -v ... works
> ruby 1.8.4 (2005-12-24) [i386-cygwin]
>
> So I remembered that I still had the windows one-click version of ruby
> installed and thought that that might cause some trouble, so I
> uninstalled it.  Nothing chnaged.  Could it be a problem with an
> environment variable?  I'm not sure what I would need to set if it was.
>
> Jon

unset RUBYOPT

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