[Rubygems-developers] Name collisions (Help me avoid hate mailwhile using descriptive names)

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Mon Jun 6 11:17:00 EDT 2005

Ryan Davis said:
> On Jun 4, 2005, at 7:10 PM, Eric Hodel wrote:
>> On 04 Jun 2005, at 18:53, Eric Hodel wrote:
>>> (The full patch does much more cleanup, because the method was
>>> completely unreadable.)
>> And here's the whole of it:
>> <remote_install.rb.collision.patch>
> I've committed this, but can't do anything wrt the gems server,
> obviously, so either we need to start doing some selective patches on
> the gem server, or we need to get tom or someone to help clean up the
> bad gem and re-index on the server side.

Eric (as project developer) needs to remove the offending files from
project download area.  Once that is done, we can get someone to remove
the gem files.  If the project files are not removed, the RubyForge gem
indexer will add them back into the gem server.

-- Jim Weirich     jim at weirichhouse.org    http://onestepback.org
"Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct,
not tried it." -- Donald Knuth (in a memo to Peter van Emde Boas)

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