On Aug 16, 2006, at 6:40 PM, Chris Gehlker wrote:

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> On Aug 16, 2006, at 3:17 PM, Eric Hodel wrote:
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>> On Aug 13, 2006, at 5:28 AM, Chris Gehlker wrote:
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>>> On Aug 12, 2006, at 8:40 PM, andre in LA wrote:
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>>>> Recently I tried to update rails using the gems manager and it  
>>>> failed,
>>>> producing an error referring to an incorrect date (sorry, didn't  
>>>> save
>>>> that error).
>>>>
>>>> Since then I re-installed the gems manager and it fails completely
>>>> with:
>>>
>>> Andre,
>>>
>>> If you installed 1.8.4 you already had gems. You didn't need to  
>>> install anything else.
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>> Incorrect.  No version of Ruby ships with Rubygems.
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> Huh?
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> Last login: Wed Aug 16 03:32:11 on ttyp1
> Welcome to Darwin!
> ~ $ which gem
> /usr/local/bin/gem
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> Did the elves sneak in and install this on my machine? I know I  
> didn't.
>
>
yes the elves did sneak in. Don't believe me or Eric? Download  
ruby-1.8.4.tar.gz, install it to some prefix of your choosing and  
grep for gem.

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