[Rubygems-developers] Recognizing Platforms

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Mon Aug 20 15:43:23 EDT 2007


On Aug 19, 2007, at 16:17, Jeremy Hinegardner wrote:

> We need to make a change for openbsd.
>
> On Sun, Aug 19, 2007 at 03:11:06PM -0700, Eric Hodel wrote:
>> def match(cpu, os)
>>    os = case os
>>         when /cygwin/ then            [ 'cygwin',  nil ]
>>         when /darwin(\d+)?/ then      [ 'darwin',  $1  ]
>>         when /freebsd(\d+)/ then      [ 'freebsd', $1  ]
>>         when /^java([\d.]*)/ then     [ 'java',    $1  ]
>>         when /linux/ then             [ 'linux',   $1  ]
>>         when /mingw32/ then           [ 'mingw32', nil ]
>>         when /mswin32/ then           [ 'mswin32', nil ]
>>         when /openbsd(\d+)/ then      [ 'openbsd', $1  ]
>
>           when /openbsd(\d+\.\d+) then  [ 'openbsd', $1 ]
>
>>         when /solaris(\d+\.\d+)/ then [ 'solaris', $1  ]
>>         else                          [ 'unknown', nil ]
>>         end
>>
>>    [cpu, os].flatten.compact.join("-")
>> end
>
> [...]
>
>> x86_64-openbsd-3
>> x86_64-openbsd-4
>
> openbsd increments versions by .1 every 6 mos when it cuts a release.

All X.Y releases are compatible with each other, correct?  If I have  
4.0 and upgrade to 4.1, do you need to reinstall anything to keep it  
working?

If they're all compatible then using only the major number is the way  
to go.

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