[Rubygems-developers] New Gem format?

Michael Neumann mneumann at ntecs.de
Wed Jul 28 12:49:35 EDT 2004


Mauricio Fernández wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 28, 2004 at 04:12:28PM +0200, Michael Neumann wrote:
> 
>>>As for constructing the install.rb from the gemspec, it doesn't make
>>>sense if the resulting installer is going to depend on RubyGems and just
>>
>>No, why would the installer be dependent on RubyGems? I'd just lookup 
>>the files that should go into the tar.gz file (in my case they are the 
>>same as in the gem), and create a install.rb file for it.
> 
> 
> But would that install.rb just unpack into a sort of gemdir or work like
> for instance Minero Aoki's setup.rb? In the 2nd case, that imposes a
> standard directory layout (not that it's wrong, but at that point you
> can just use setup.rb :), since RubyGems doesn't know much about the
> files in the gem (docs vs libs vs data etc).

2nd case. yes, of course I can use setup.rb. hm, right :-)

Regards,

   Michael


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