[Rubygems-developers] Enhancement Proposal: Would like be able to programatically specify platform

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Wed Nov 29 14:40:29 EST 2006

On Nov 29, 2006, at 0504 , Chad Fowler wrote:
> On 11/28/06, Chad Woolley <thewoolleyman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Anyway, it's almost releasable, except for one hitch:  I can't figure
>> out how to programatically specify a platform for multiplatform/ 
>> binary
>> gems; I always get prompted with the list of platform/version  
>> choices.
> Hi.  You're right that this is a limitation.  Jim and I discussed it
> at length at the recent Rails Edge conference.  We have a solution in
> mind, but we haven't started hacking yet.

Can you discuss details?  I'd like the tinderbox to not waste time  
and bandwidth attempting to run non-platform gems.  (And be capable  
of running platform gems.)

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


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