[Rubygems-developers] Remote Installer Progress

Gavin Sinclair gsinclair at soyabean.com.au
Fri Dec 3 20:18:23 EST 2004


On Saturday, December 4, 2004, 2:48:05 AM, Austin wrote:

> On Fri, 3 Dec 2004 02:37:32 -0500, Jim Weirich <jim at weirichhouse.org> wrote:
>> (2) Included a patch provided by Austin Ziegler to work around problems with
>> the 1.1.4 zlib on windows.  The 1.1.4 zlib problem caused gem to crash with a
>> 'buffer error' when installing ruwiki.
>> 
>> I've tested (2) on windows XP and linux (Debian), but would like to hear
>> feedback from a few other platforms as well.

> How quickly will this next release be coming? If it isn't very very
> quickly (e.g., by Monday), would it be possible to have a 0.8.x
> release that includes this patch? This is preventing Ruwiki from being
> installed as a gem at all on Windows, and may present for other gems
> as well.

> Also, Mauricio was experiencing an apparent YAML/Syck error when
> trying to reproduce on his Linux box with an 11/26 build of Ruby, so
> there may be some issues that need to be dealt with there.

0.8.2 would be more appropriate than 0.9.0 at this point anyway,
wouldn't it?

Gavin




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