[Rubygems-developers] Overhaul of specification.rb

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Thu Aug 5 11:28:30 EDT 2004


Gavin Sinclair wrote:
> I took a look today but didn't have very long.  It's to do with the
> way the gem spec is created.  If it's deserialized from YAML, then it
> doesn't go through the #initialize process, which is the problem.

This isn't the first time a change in the spec object broke 
compatibilities with older Gems.  Its something to watch out for in the 
future.

> I ever mention I love Rake?

:-)

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