On Jun 4, 2006, at 8:35 PM, Elliot Temple wrote:

> I'm on OS X 10.4.6
>
> i want to be able to require my files without the full path. i want  
> to keep them in my home directory so i don't lose them.

Try this:

# .profile/.bash_profile/.whatever

export RUBYLIB="$HOME/to/your/files

Straight out of Ruby's man page.

$ man ruby

-- Daniel