On Feb 7, 2007, at 24:59, Jeremy Lecour wrote:
> Jeremy Lecour wrote:
>>> First, site_ruby should be under /usr/local/lib/ruby, not /usr/ 
>>> local/
>>> lib.
>>
>> I've removed everything, including ruby itself, >> when I do "apt-get install ruby1.8-dev ruby1.8 ri1.8 rdoc1.8 irb1.8
>> libreadline-ruby1.8 libruby1.8", I get things in "/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/"
>>
>> I thing I have to tune the setup config for Rubygems, but I don't  
>> know
>> which way.
>>
>> Thanks for your help
>
> If  do "ruby setup.rb config" then "ruby setup.rb show" :
> stdruby              $libdir/ruby/1.8
> siteruby             $prefix/local/lib/site_ruby
> siterubyver          $siteruby/1.8

Since this is how your ruby was configured, its fine, but a bit odd.   
So long as rbconfig is self-consistent it should work fine.

> But I don't understand why it is using "siteruby" instead of "stdruby"
> which seems to be right for me.

Nothing but Ruby's "make install" should install things in to  
stdruby.  No other files belong there.