Brian Cowdery wrote:
> Is there an easy way to make an installer for a ruby program?
> 
> basicly we've got a custom testing framework built to run test scripts 
> on, but to make it easier to install on multiple computers we want a 
> installer to go along with it.
> 
> im not sure which is the best way to go about this, is there anything 
> built into ruby for making gems or building a setup file?
> 
> in the end i want to move folders from a base folder to:
> /doc  move to   c:/program files/si_frame/doc
> /example  move to   c:/program files/si_frame/example
> /lib   move to    C:\ruby\lib\ruby\1.8\si_frame
> 
> it would be nice to automaticaly generate the documentation as well, but 
> i can work without it.

Check out Minero Aoki's setup.rb. It's very customizable.
http://i.loveruby.net/en/projects/setup/

You can easily customize it to generate and install your doc.

I believe setup.rb will install your library in lib\ruby\site_ruby\1.8.

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