On Jan 28, 2009, at 17:33 PM, Michael Boutros wrote:
> I have a problem with my host. I have several gems installed through
> cPanel and even directly using the 'gem' command, but my Ruby scripts
> can not locate them because apparently the Gem path is not correctly
> set. Is there any way to tell Ruby where to look for gems during
> runtime?
>
> I tried to unpack each gem and require it separately, but the gems are
> not built for this, since it throw a file not found error if a gem,  
> say
> Nokogiri, tries to do "require 'nokogiri/xml'".
>
> Any other possible solutions would be greatly appreciated.

This information can be found in `gem help environment`:

>     RubyGems' default local repository can be overriden with the  
> GEM_PATH and
>     GEM_HOME environment variables.  GEM_HOME sets the default  
> repository to
>     install into.  GEM_PATH allows multiple local repositories to be  
> searched
>     for gems.