Fregas wrote:
> I'm working on a console ruby application (not rails!) I will be
> installing this application on several machines. I was wondering if
> there is a way i can build it so i dont have to install the gems i'm
> using for the app on each machine. I'd like to be able to just copy
> the directory to each machine and run it. Ideally, i'd like to put the
> gems in the lib folder or something and reference them from there, so
> i don't have to even install them on my dev machine. Is there a way to
> do this?

That is exactly what crown is for:

http://github.com/vjoel/crown

You may also want to check out rip and gem bundler.