Looking into rails, even it uses /usr/bin/env for determining the ruby
version.


On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 7:26 PM, Matt Mongeau <halogenandtoast / gmail.com>wrote:

> > Question: why does a gem have a shebang line at all? Aren't gems always
> only ever required by other ruby scripts?
>
> When they have executable scripts like rails.
>
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> On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 7:16 PM, Matthew Kerwin <matthew / kerwin.net.au>wrote:
>
>> On Apr 6, 2013 8:03 AM, "Matthew Mongeau" <halogenandtoast / gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > I'm interested in the issue with using env, but I find you explanation
>> a but hard to follow. What are some situations that lead to the problems
>> you are describing. I'm currently using env in some gems and if there is a
>> strong argument against it, I don't mind switching it.
>>
>> Question: why does a gem have a shebang line at all? Aren't gems always
>> only ever required by other ruby scripts?
>>
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