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  1. +10 −8 README.txt
  2. +2 −0 Rakefile
@@ -4,11 +4,12 @@
-gem sandbox helps you manage your command-line tools and their
-dependencies. Sandboxed gems are installed in their own private
-repositories with their dependencies. This means that you don't have
-to have a rats nest of gems in your global repository in order to run
-popular command-tools like rdoc, flog, flay, rcov, etc.
+The sandbox plugin for rubygems helps you manage your command-line
+tools and their dependencies. Sandboxed gems are installed in their
+own private rubygem repositories with all of their dependencies. This
+means that you don't have to have a rat's nest of gems in your global
+repository in order to run popular command-tools like rdoc, flog,
+flay, rcov, etc.
gem sandbox has the following sub-commands:
@@ -21,16 +22,17 @@ Once you install gem sandbox will output something like:
Copy the following scripts to any directory in your path to use them:
- cp /Users/USER/.gem/sandboxes/TOOL/bin/TOOL _in_your_$PATH_
+ cp /Users/USER/.gem/sandboxes/GEM/bin/TOOL _in_your_$PATH_
Copy the scripts to a directory in your path (eg ~/bin or /usr/bin)
and you're good to go.
- % gem sandbox install rdoc flog flay
+ % gem uninstall flog flay ruby_parser sexp_processor
+ % gem sandbox install flog flay
% cp ~/.gem/sandboxes/*/bin/* ~/bin
- % sudo gem uninstall rdoc flog flay ruby_parser sexp_processor etc
+ % flay whatever
@@ -10,6 +10,8 @@ Hoe.spec "rubygems-sandbox" do
developer "Ryan Davis", ""
self.rubyforge_name = "seattlerb"
+ require_rubygems_version "~> 1.4"
# vim: syntax=ruby

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