[Rubygems-developers] Possible Fix for the "gem update rails" bug on WInXP

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Fri Mar 11 12:59:04 EST 2005

On Friday 11 March 2005 12:03 pm, Jim Weirich wrote:
> Ok, this is the third attempt to squash this bug.
> After finding some code that didn't set the auto_require flag to false
> correctly, and then finding another location that had the same error,
> I finally discovered that the Gem.activate method didn't properly honor the
> auto_require=>false request under all situations.
> The CVS tree is fixed and updated for anyone who would like to try it out.
> Let me know if it works this time.

Bill Guindon reports that this fixed it for him.  Yea!  I'm moving on to the 
next issue.  Jim Freeze had some usability concerns on uninstall.

-- 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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