[Rubygems-developers] 'require_gem' with ambiguous names...

Jamis Buck jgb3 at email.byu.edu
Tue Sep 14 19:02:37 EDT 2004

Chad Fowler wrote:
> On Sep 13, 2004, at 12:34 AM, Jamis Buck wrote:
>> Disclaimer: I'm still using 0.7, so I don't know if this is fixed in 0.8.
>> I've got four gems: copland, copland-lib, copland-remote, and 
>> copland-webrick. When I do a "require_gem 'copland'", all four of 
>> those match, and because 'copland-webrick' is the last one in the 
>> list, it is the one that gets required. Fortunately, copland-webrick 
>> has a dependency on copland, so all works out okay, but it wasn't 
>> quite what I expected.
>> Is this already fixed?
> Thanks for the report.  It's fixed and will be checked in later this 
> evening (after I make sure I didn't screw anything up---not enough sleep 
> in the past couple of days :)

Wonderful! Thanks, Chad.

(I can completely relate to not getting enough sleep... at 7 months old, 
you'd think babies would be sleeping through the night...)

Jamis Buck
jgb3 at email.byu.edu

"I use octal until I get to 8, and then I switch to decimal."

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