motu-release will revert libgems-ruby to the old state.
loic.minier at ubuntu.com
Mon Sep 1 18:17:29 BST 2008
On Mon, Sep 01, 2008, Mathias Gug wrote:
> 1. sudo apt-get install rubygems
> 2. sudo gem install rails
> 3. Modify the default PATH in the environment to include
> /var/lib/gems/1.X/bin/ so that the rails command can be invoked from the
> command line.
> The upload aims at removing step number 3 from the process by symlinking
> the gem binary from /var/lib/gems/1.X/bin/ into /usr/local/bin/.
-You certainly considered the following option, but I'm curious about
the rationale for excluding it from the implementation.)
Why don't you do 3 in place of the admin instead of using /usr/local?
If touching /etc/environment is too fragile, could we add some new
mechanism to handle default PATH changes (e.g. /etc/environment.d)?
For example, libnssmdns mangles /etc/nsswitch.conf to add its entries:
this sounds equally intrusive to me.
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