Sharon Machlis wrote:
> unknown wrote:
>> Sharon <sharon_machlis / computerworld.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> and that works fine. I found the location of Ruby files on her machine,
>>> but
>>> 
>>> require '/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/rss'
>>> 
>>> gives me an error that there's no such file.
>> 
>> Why are you not saying simply require 'rss' just as in Windows? That
>> works fine on my Mac; require '/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/rss' does not. m.
> 
> Thanks for letting me know how it works on your Mac. I changed to the 
> full path because when I tried
> 
> require 'rss'
> 
> I got an error message saying there was no file with that name. And 
> changing to the full path made that error message go away, so I was 
> guessing that perhaps the full path was needed.
> 
> Based on the previous message, it sounds like I'll need to see if I can 
> update Ruby on my colleague's Mac.
> 
> Thanks for all the suggestions. I'll investigate further. Otherwise, I'm 
> afraid I'm going to have to rewrite the script in Perl (which I'm a lot 
> more familiar with) and then put it on an internal server (as far as I 
> know, I don't have access to a server here that has Ruby). The point of 
> this whole exercise was to start learning Ruby. At least I got the 
> script working on my own system!

a couple of things sharon....
1.) what ruby version do you have and your mac friend have (are they 
different)
3.) $LOAD_PATH inside of IRb
4.) ENV chk inside of IRB
5.) do a LS of the MAC and check the acl of the RSS library inside a cmd 
prompt

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