[Rubygems-developers] Local installation w/deps (or, So I'm writing a Tinderbox...)

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Fri Nov 17 04:58:56 EST 2006

On Nov 15, 2006, at 1:10 AM, Eric Hodel wrote:

> Now I have the problem of the discontinuity between local and remote
> installation.  Remote installation automatically installs all
> dependencies.  Local installation only installs the named gem.
> I don't want to fetch every gem every time over the internet.  That's
> just not nice.
> I don't want to re-write the three or four methods in RemoteInstaller
> that handle dependencies into Tinderbox::GemRunner.
> So, what's the plan to unify the two?  I have the motivation,
> interest, and time.  I imagine the stupid-simple version would take
> about a day.

Well, in my quest to make rubygems more handy to my needs (to make it  
more scriptable) I've been changing stuff.  I'll be refactoring out  
the source updating portion next so I can update source_index without  
attempting to install a gem which should make unification a little  

Eric Hodel - drbrain at segment7.net - http://blog.segment7.net
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