From: "Phil Tomson" <ptkwt / shell1.aracnet.com>


> In article <20021119184306.A16528 / freeze.org>,
> Jim Freeze  <jim / freeze.org> wrote:
> >On Wednesday, 20 November 2002 at  6:10:52 +0900, Phil Tomson wrote:
> >> So it seems to do what I would expect.  The reason why it didn't work
> >> initially was that I had: '#!/usr/bin/env ruby' or no shebang at all
> >> and install.rb doesn't change it (special cases).
> >>
> >
> >Thanks for the little dissertation on this.
> >Very informative.
> >Is this in the FAQ or somewhere?
> >
>
> Dunno, but it's a good candidate for the FAQ if it isn't in there.
> Actually the FAQ should
> have a whole section on "How do I make a Ruby module installable?" or some
> similar question.  We're really lacking unified info in this area, so
> everybody does it a little bit differently.  We need to come up with a
> 'standard' way of doing package installation in order to make it easier
> for the various installer packages (raa_install, rpkg, rubynet, etc...)
>
> Phil


I dare say this information is worthy of a cohesive document, rather than a
mere FAQ entry.  If anyone knows how to package Ruby modules for installation,
a coherent document on the Wiki would be a great contribution.  I'd do it
myself if I had any idea.

Gavin