[Rubygems-developers] [Fwd: Re: R: rubygems undefined
method'loaded_from=' for nil::NilClass]
chad at chadfowler.com
Wed Jul 14 10:32:10 EDT 2004
On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, Jim Weirich wrote:
# Chad Fowler said:
# > That was definitely a weird one. Did you ever have him try the alien
# > command? I definitely want to do more work on the diagnostic stuff with
# > RubyGems. Alien, for example, is pretty stupid about gems that are
# > compiled from source right now.
# All gem commands were failing because one of the gemspec files were
# corrupted (failing with a NoMethodError on a nil object).
Oh right :)
# One question ... Why are the gemspecs in the specification directory
# stored as ruby source. I would have thought that YAML would be a more
# appropriate choice in this area. Is it worth changing?
I think so, too. I'm not sure why they're stored as Ruby source, but I
think it would actually simplify the code a bit if they weren't. Anyone
else have an opinion? Otherwise, I think it's worth changing.
# > Has anyone tried running unit tests with 0.7.0 (the -t option on gem
# > installation)? I can't seem to find any that it thinks have test suites.
# > I'm wondering if it's just a problem with my potentially screwed up
# > RubyGems installation or if we have a real bug.
# I've not played with the unit test option.
I'll try to figure it out tonight if I have time.
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