Jim Menard <jimm / io.com> writes:

> I'm switching over to using RubyGems. I like it!
> 
> When I removed the "normal" Rake install and typed "gem --remote-install
> rake", it succeeded with the message "Successfully installed rake version
> 0.3.1".
> 
> It took me a while to find the "rake" executable, though. It used to go in
> /usr/local/bin/rake, but it looks like it is now in
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.9/rake-0.3.1/lib/rake.
                                          ^^^
                                   oops:  bin
> 
> Do all executables installed by gems go in the gem directory instead of
> /usr/local? If so, I would like to suggest that gems put their executables in
> /usr/local/ instead, so that users don't have to modify their paths by adding
> a new directory each time they install a new gem.

-- 
Jim Menard, jimm / io.com, http://www.io.com/~jimm/
"The world is divided into one group: those who start counting at 0,
and those who don't." -- Unknown