[Rubygems-developers] 0.8.[67] should reject ruby 1.6.x ???

chad at chadfowler.com chad at chadfowler.com
Mon Mar 14 11:10:30 EST 2005

> I tried to install rubygems 0.8.6  on a system that accidentally
> picked up the wrong version of Ruby (1.6.8) and thus the postinstall
> failed.  I've not looked into how to implement this for 0.8.7, but
> would it be a good idea to die gracefully earlier if the version of
> ruby is too old?

Hey Hugh.  Good idea.  We added the check to the RubyGems 'gem' script,
but we didn't add it to setup.rb.


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