[Rubygems-developers] gem update --except ferret

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Thu Nov 30 09:28:13 EST 2006

Dominic Sisneros said:
> Jim,
> Thanks for the reply.
> I haven't really browsed the code but there must be a method that gets an
> array of the gems that need to be updated.
> Can we have an option or command to just list these gems that need
> updating.
> gem outdated  => [gem1,gem2,gem3,ferret]
> gem update gem1 gem2 gem3

Interesting.  This reminds me of the --dry-run option in Rake that lists
the things rake would do if it wasn't in dry run mode.

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