[Rubygems-developers] Re: [Wxruby-users] RubyGems and wxRuby
curt at curthibbs.us
Thu Apr 15 23:50:23 EDT 2004
Richard Kilmer wrote:
> On Apr 15, 2004, at 11:15 PM, Curt Hibbs wrote:
> > So Rich, my question to you is this: Can I construct a RubyGem such
> > that I
> > can have several alternative, pre-built binaries, and get the correct
> > one
> > installed for the user's platform?
> > Curt
> I don't think you want to have a single gem with every binary in it, but
> a gem binary for each platform. Is that right? I believe we have this
> capability now...Chad???
Yes, having a separate gem for each platform would be best.
> I know in the Gem spec you can specify the platform (win32, etc). The
> question is how does the installer deal with multiple available gems
> (of the same name) but of different platforms. Chad and I talked of
> this, but I don't know the state of the implementation.
I knew I might be pushing the envelop here! :-)
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