On Dec 17, 2007, at 15:28 PM, Andy Koch wrote:
> Andy Koch wrote:
>> hi,
>> I just did a "gem update --system" to 0.9.5, but now when I do "gem  
>> list" I get nothing.
>> The gems are still there, I can "ls" them.
>> I seem to recall seeing other people have this issue, but I don't  
>> recall the fix.  Nor is my googling turning up anything useful.
>> thanks
>
> I think I see my problem,
>
> my gems are in '/var/lib/gems/1.8/gems/'
>
> but now gem is looking in '/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/'
>
> so I exported GEM_HOME in my .bashrc to my place.
>
> probably the real problem is that I've got a Debian that had  
> rubygems installed from package, but now I just ran roughshod over  
> that install...

Yup.  Don't do that.  If you didn't install RubyGems yourself, don't  
upgrade it yourself.