Ah, true! I'm used to having root.  Though to be honest i try to stay near
the standard library when I can. That reduces the gems and change exposure
footprint.



On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 4:16 PM, Patrick Bayford <pbayford / talktalk.net>
wrote:

> Good point Leam, however, there is a "gotcha" - most of the versions of
> Ruby installed as part of a distro tend to be "locked down", to the point
> of refusing to allow the user to install Gems, for example. So, back to
> version mangers then!
>
> I have used Ruby on Rails on Windows (was XP at the time) - my problem
> with Rails, is/was that it keeps changing so that stuff that used to work
> does not work any more. I know bug-fixes etc are necessary, but keeping
> Rails up to date seemed to be a full time job.
>
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