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FAQ lists three most common problems

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cunnie committed Aug 25, 2013
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#### Why does my chef run bomb out? Why can't I get my recipe to converge?
Make sure you're using system ruby, not rvm or rbenv ruby. If you're not sure, run the following command and check that the output is `/usr/bin/ruby`:
$ which ruby
Longer answer: We test against system ruby, which is a good common denominator. Also, using system ruby will bypass ownership issues (i.e. gems owned by root but installed under one's home directory).
#### Why do my edits keep getting reverted? I change the recipe, but every time I run soloist it's changed back.
You're editing the recipe under `sprout-wrap/cookbooks`. That is a directory that is checked-out from the sources (as defined in `Cheffile`) every chef run—overwriting your changes.
Make your changes under `sprout-wrap/site-cookbooks` instead; those changes won't be overwritten.
#### Why does sprout-wrap install an older version of RubyMine even though sprout's RubyMine recipe specifies a newer one?
You need to update the git SHAs specified in sprout-wrap's `Cheffile.lock`. Run the following command in the root of your copy of the sprout-wrap repo:
librarian-chef update
#### Why not use the standalone Command Line Tools for XCode instead of XCode?
There are primarily 2 reasons that we install XCode in sprout-wrap:

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