Give each of your projects it’s own RVM gemset and use Bundler to install the required gems.

Based on this implementation by Wayne E. Seguin http://gist.github.com/439102


gem install rvmify


cd my_project
rvmify .

Or do it with ruby:

Dir.glob("*").each do |dir|

Make sure you have the following line in the .rvmrc file in your home directory:

export rvm_gemset_create_on_use_flag=1


  • Use Thor for generators
  • figure out how to handle bundler updates

Note on Patches/Pull Requests

  • Fork the project.
  • Make your feature addition or bug fix.
  • Add tests for it. This is important so I don’t break it in a future version unintentionally.
  • Commit, do not mess with rakefile, version, or history. (if you want to have your own version, that is fine but bump version in a commit by itself I can ignore when I pull)
  • Send me a pull request. Bonus points for topic branches.


Copyright © 2010 Steve Agalloco. See LICENSE for details.