[Rubygems-developers] Old format now supported in CVS...etc
rich at infoether.com
Wed Jul 14 22:51:20 EDT 2004
We now support the old and new format gems. This is accomplished in the
Gem::Format file's method: from_file_by_path which first reads 20 bytes from
the file and checks to see if it includes "MD5SUM =" and if so, (requires
'old_foramt.rb') then delegates to to Gem::OldFormat.
There is a warning message in there to display that its an old gem format,
but its commented out. If you think we should comment that back in, let me
Also, there was a problem with passing additional params (using --) to
source gems (and extconf.rb). This is fixed by subselecting that part of
ARGV before the -- if present instead of just passing ARGV.
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