Gregory Brown wrote:
> I'd like to make this friendly to RubyGems 0.9.1 by using the gem
> method rather than require_gem when people have 0.9.1, but want to
> generate require_gem for older versions.
> 
> So basically, is there a constant or method I can call that'll give me
> back the version of rubygems that i'm running?

For 0.8.11 and 0.9.0, this should work:
   require 'rubygems/rubygems_version'
   p Gem::RubyGemsVersion
but no promises on any other version. Check the SCM history.

That said, why not rescue NoMethodError?

Devin