On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 00:58 +0900, Chris Gansen wrote:
> Hello!
> 
> I'm trying to configure a simple script to test a ruby/apache/FastCGI setup
> here. I need to specify an alternate library path to the ruby executable, as
> the built-in search path is not sufficient. However, when invoked by
> FastCGI, it seems to ignore the -I switch.
> 
> Example shebang:
> 
>      #!/path/to/bin/ruby -I /path/to/lib/ruby/1.8
> 
> This line will run ruby, but the -I option is ignored.
> 
> when I run:
> 
>      ./ruby -I /path/to/lib/ruby/1.8 -e 'puts $:'
> 
> It appends the specified path.
> 
> Question: what's the proper way to specify an alternate library path to the
> ruby interpreter when invoked as a FastCGI script?
> 
> Thanks!
> -c-

Try setting $LOAD_PATH (or $:) inside the script:

$:.unshift("/path/to/library")

Aria