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From Stephen Bannasch <>
Subject Re: error installing buildr gem on MacOS 10.5.2
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2008 05:41:57 GMT
At 11:29 PM -0500 4/1/08, Rhett Sutphin wrote:
>On Apr 1, 2008, at 10:59 PM, Tal Rotbart wrote:
>>Hi there,
>>I believe the problem stems because you are setting JAVA_HOME for your
>>user, but when you sudo, gem sees root's environment variables, and
>>those do not have JAVA_HOME set. I might be wrong though!
>Things run under sudo usually inherit the environment variables of the sudoer.  However,
OS X 10.5 has a more restrictive default sudo configuration.  See here for more details &
one fix:

Thanks Rhett -- I should have done a better search of the maillist first.

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