This may be a gem question (not rails) but I feel sure someone else on
this list has seen this issue go by. I use a hosting service that has
ROR available, but I am among the few developers using it. I am
developing on a local linux box, and have been very careful to NOT use
any extra gems because I might have a problem with my provider.
Well ... fastercsv rocks and I wanted to use it.
My provider has a method for me to install a gem, and I did so with
their interface (Fansastico).
require 'fastercsv' does not work, and I think it's because they put
gems in a place where ruby/rails can't seem to find them. This is the
message given when I look at my installed gems:
Using Your Ruby Gem(s)
You will need to add /home/user1/ruby/gems to the include path.
You can do this by adding the following code to your script:
I have placed this code in the environment.rb file, and in a couple of
other locations that I thought might help with no success.
Is there a way to require a gem from a strange location, or do I need
to add something to my path or environment variables to help ruby
figure out where these are stored?
Any help is much appreciated .....