[Rubygems-developers] Ignoring mswin32 gems

Morten lists at kikobu.com
Wed Jul 5 16:34:21 EDT 2006


Bump. Is this not a general problem?

Morten wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> I have the mysql 2.7 gem installed on my Linux box:
> 
> [root at machine ~]# gem list mysql
> 
> *** LOCAL GEMS ***
> 
> mysql (2.7)
>      MySQL/Ruby provides the same functions for Ruby programs that the
>      MySQL C API provides for C programs.
> 
> If I do a 'gem update' however, gem picks up updates for mswin32 as 
> being more recent that my current:
> 
> [root at machine ~]# gem update mysql
> Upgrading installed gems...
> Attempting remote upgrade of mysql
> Attempting remote installation of 'mysql'
> Select which gem to install for your platform (x86_64-linux)
>   1. mysql 2.7.2006.05.10 (mswin32)
>   2. mysql 2.7.2006.04.21 (mswin32)
>   3. mysql 2.7 (ruby)
>   4. mysql 2.6 (ruby)
>   5. mysql 2.5.1 (ruby)
>   6. Cancel installation
>  >
> 
> This is annoying as it means I have to update mysql each time I do a 
> "gem update" (which in turn means I need to remember to "gem update -- 
> --with-mysql-config").
> 
> Any way to tell gem that I want it to disregard mswin32 gems?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Morten



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