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@@ -33,6 +33,15 @@ You may also install it via RubyGems on RubyGems.org:
   gem install tdb
+If you have a tdb installation in a non-standard prefix, you
+will have to use:
+  gem install tdb -- --with-tdb-dir=$PFX
+Or if you have a non-standard prefix that linkers normally do not search:
+  gem install tdb -- --with-tdb-dir=$PFX --with-dldflags=-Wl,-rpath=$PFX/lib
 You can get the latest source via git from the following locations
 (these versions may not be stable):