[Rubygems-developers] gem uninstall bug

Austin Ziegler halostatue at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 11:02:59 EST 2005

On 11/3/05, Chad Fowler <chad at chadfowler.com> wrote:
> On 03-Nov-05, at 10:38 AM, Curt Hibbs wrote:
> > Eric, on a related side note, uninstalling the rails gem will not
> > uninstall all of its component gems (ActiveRecord, ActionPack, etc.).
> > You probebly knew this already, but it bit me before, so I though I
> > should mention it.
> This one is intentional.  You might have an app that uses Rake,
> having installed Rake as part of Rails.  It would be bad to
> autouninstall Rake when Rails comes off.

Rake should only be autouninstalled when removing Rails if there are
no other stated dependencies to it, and then it should probably be
asked if that's desired in any case.

Austin Ziegler * halostatue at gmail.com
               * Alternate: austin at halostatue.ca

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