[Rubygems-developers] --rdoc option does not have an effect

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Mon Jun 6 00:16:10 EDT 2005

On 05 Jun 2005, at 17:21, Eric Hodel wrote:

> On 05 Jun 2005, at 12:09, Lothar Scholz wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I can't see any effect of the --rdoc option. It seems to be use it
>> with
>> gem install xml-simple --version 1.0.7 --rdoc
>> gem install BlueCloth  --version 0.0.4 --rdoc
>> the first has no "s.has_rdoc" defined in the specifiction the  
>> latter has
>> "s.has_rdoc = nil". No matter what arguments, xml-simple is always
>> installed without RDoc, BlueCloth always with RDoc. This does not  
>> make
>> sense to me.
> If a gem has no rdoc (xml-simple), rubygems can't suddenly make it  
> appear.
> I would look at the bluecloth gem, but rubyforge is currently down.


BlueCloth 0.0.4 does not have has_rdoc set to anything, so the spec  
stored in /specifications is lying.

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