[Rubygems-developers] Updates to RubyGems
ola.bini at ki.se
Mon Sep 18 16:15:32 EDT 2006
Jim Weirich wrote:
> * Specification comparison errors.
> This is an issue that is really impacting the JRuby team. It seems that
> Gem::Specification equals operator is poorly written in that it blows up
> if compared to a non-specification object. I don't think the RubyGems
> code ever explicity does this, but the JRuby folk think that it might be
> related to Marsh activity (we do store our cache in marshal format).
> Also, if the == operator is defined, a compatible hash should be defined
> as well. I have fixed the Specification, Version and Requirements
> classes, and have updated the unit tests to cover those issue.
> You can update to this beta version with:
> sudo gem update --system --source http://onestepback.org/betagems
> The second issue is rather hot for the JRuby team and I would like to
> make a new minor release soon. I know there are several patches I
> haven't gotten around to yet, but if there are other hot issues for
> RubyGems that should be addressed, give a hollar now.
> -- Jim Weirich
Yay! Thank you, Jim!
(Btw, have you been thinking about that YAML validation problem?)
Ola Bini (http://ola-bini.blogspot.com)
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