[Rubygems-developers] Arrrgh! I'm Seeing Double!

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Wed Apr 7 07:46:57 EDT 2004

On 5/4/2004, at 10:55 PM, Jim Weirich wrote:

> I just did a gem -Rl and saw duplicate packages with the same version 
> in the listing.  I looked at the sources.rb file and saw that it now 
> contains both the gems.rubyforge.org and gems.chadfowler.com.  I 
> removed chad's repository from the sources list and it dropped the 
> double listings.

It's fixed now.

> Do we expect that behavior?  I'm thinking that even with multiple 
> sources packages with the same version should be merged into a single 
> entry.
> BTW, when the multiple sources got installed, it broke at least one of 
> the unit tests.  This tells me that the unit tests are still too 
> dependent on the installed environment and need more isolation.  Just 
> something to keep in mind while review the unit tests.

I hack-fixed the test, but I didn't make things less dependent on the 
installed environment.  Too sleepy for that right now. :)


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