[Rubygems-developers] Rubygems update script updated on rubyforge

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Wed Sep 8 19:10:45 EDT 2004

On Sep 8, 2004, at 5:19 PM, Richard Kilmer wrote:

> The script on RubyForge has been updated which deploys gems that are
> released under projects and updates the yaml index (and yaml.Z 
> compressed
> index).  This new script works with the old and new formats, so we can
> release 0.8.0 and if people post new format gems everything will work.
> Also, this script updates the index when a gem is deployed, so it now 
> runs
> every five minutes looking for new gems. This will decrease the
> release-to-download time to 5 minutes or less.  Additionally, the 
> remote
> index caching mechanism that I implemented seems to be working well, so
> searches, etc respond a lot better then before.
> Overall, it gives a much better experience to the user.
> I also installed 0.7.0 to make sure that the index that is being 
> generated
> now (that works on the new as well as old formatted gems) creates an 
> index
> that works with that older version (and it does).  So...we are ready 
> for
> 0.8.0 from that perspective.
> What do we have left to do?


I'm thinking we should install a few of the gems with 0.8.0 (or all of 
them) and test them out, fix any issues that stick out and release!

I'm gung ho to do it today or tomorrow.  Agreed?


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