Hi,

At Mon, 2 Oct 2006 16:37:08 +0900,
Dimitri Aivaliotis wrote in [ruby-talk:217631]:
> This is from the standard ports install on FreeBSD.  I've also posted to
> rubygems-developers and was able to narrow it down to ports' way of setting
> this variable, i.e. it doesn't do this on Linux.  So, seeing this as a ports
> problem, I created a PR (http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=103801),
> and hope for a resolution soon.  In the meantime, does anyone know of a
> standard rubygems way to override this or any other variable in the .gemrc
> file?

You could override the definition in Makefile by make
INSTALL='/usr/bin/install -c'.

BTW, do ports have to be built by root?  For instance, RPM used
to be built by an ordinary user and ownerships are described in
spec files.

-- 
Nobu Nakada