Personally, I don't know why you'd want to use a gem for radiant, but
the option is there.

Any time any of my applications depends on a 3rd party library, I try
to package up that library with my application.

Joe

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Simon Rönnqvist <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> OK, so for what purpose was Radiant made a gem then? :)
>
> And is there any easy way to move an installation from/to being a
> repo-version to/from an installation pointing to a gem?
>
>  cheers, Simon
>
>
> On Nov 10, 2008, at 23:32 , Joe Van Dyk wrote:
>
>> I'd keep as much as you can in the repository.  What happens if you
>> need to upgrade Radiant for one of your applications, but need to keep
>> another application on an older Radiant version?  It's no problem if
>> Radiant (and the rest of the libraries you use) are bundled up with
>> the application.
>>
>> Joe
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 4:15 AM, Simon Rönnqvist <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi!
>>>
>>> I just dug up this old post. :)
>>>
>>> I found that I can also install gems in my home-directory at Dreamhost, I
>>> tested installing Radiant that way and it worked. Would you still
>>> recommend
>>> cloning from the repo or is using a gem just as good, what pros and cons
>>> do
>>> you see?
>>>
>>> I'm guessing that the gem version might be more stable, and also easier
>>> to
>>> maintain if I want to have several installations. While using the
>>> repo-version again would give me more flexibility to use newer code, or
>>> maybe even switch to some branch.
>>>
>>> Is it easy to move an installation from using a gem to using a
>>> repo-version
>>> or the other way around?
>>>
>>> cheers, Simon
>>>
>>>
>>> On Oct 8, 2008, at 16:57 , Casper Fabricius wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Simon,
>>>>
>>>> I'd recommend to do a
>>>>
>>>> git clone git://github.com/radiant/radiant.git my_radiant_app
>>>>
>>>> instead. Remember to create a database.yml file and to create the mysql
>>>> database on DH.
>>>>
>>>> Med venlig hilsen / Best regards,
>>>> Casper Fabricius
>>>> http://casperfabricius.com
>>>>
>>>> On 08/10/2008, at 15:44, Simon Rönnqvist wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi!
>>>>>
>>>>> I've been trying to use Radiant unpacked with Dreamhost. But I fail to
>>>>> get it working, maybe I'm doing something wrong... but I failed to find
>>>>> any
>>>>> good howto.
>>>>>
>>>>> I unpacked Radiant into my Radiant app's vendor/gems/ folder using "gem
>>>>> unpack radiant".
>>>>> (I'm not 100% sure where I should put it actually.)
>>>>>
>>>>> Then I uploaded the whole thing to Dreamhost and tried the following:
>>>>> $ rake production db:bootstrap
>>>>> (in /home/.soes/ronnqvist/radiant)
>>>>> Missing the Radiant  gem. Please `gem install -v= radiant`, update your
>>>>> RADIANT_GEM_VERSION setting in config/environment.rb for the Radiant
>>>>> version
>>>>> you do have installed, or comment out RADIANT_GEM_VERSION to use the
>>>>> latest
>>>>> version installed.
>>>>>
>>>>> So it seems that Rake doesn't know where to look for the Radiant gem.
>>>>> Any
>>>>> ideas on how I do this very basic thing? :)
>>>>>
>>>>> cheers, Simon
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