On Nov 14, 10:24  򮮮
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> On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 10:15 PM, Wojtek Galaj <wojtek.ga... / gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello all,
>
> > I am completely new to Ruby on Rails. When i install gems some of them
> > get installed to ~/.gem folder as apparently the other location is not
> > writable.
>
> > What is the best way to go about this: chmod the folder in Library,
> > let gems go to ~/.gem, sudo install gems always? What do you guys use?
>
> 1) Don't chmod system folders unless you know what you are doing
> (doubly so on a, I guess, Mac. Steve might get upset about you
> thinking you know better than him).
>
> 2) Where to install gems depends on whether you want them available to
> every user, or just yourself, and there's no real answer to that.
> require (in 1.9) RubyGems (pre-1.9) are smart enough to find gems in
> either case, if you deploy your stuff elsewhere (or use bundler to
> make sure you distribute the correct gems and gem versions).
>
> --
> Phillip Gawlowski
>
> Though the folk I have met,
> (Ah, how soon!) they forget
> When I've moved on to some other place,
> There may be one or two,
> When I've played and passed through,
> Who'll remember my song or my face.

Thank you kind sir.

I have another question. It's a bit silly really. I am trying to make
a new app but typing "rails new appName" creates a folder named "new"
instead of "appName".

Baby steps over here :)