[Rubygems-developers] bug in latest_specs

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Thu Aug 30 00:01:08 EDT 2007

On Aug 27, 2007, at 21:40, Ryan Davis wrote:

> The platform dialog showed a bug in my flog-the-world script. It
> wasn't getting all the gems it could get. I didn't have the POpen4
> gem that Jim referred to downloaded to my disk and it was indeed the
> latest version. The problem is latest_specs collapses down too much
> so I'm now keying on [name, platform]. The platform can and should be
> handled better, but I'm not sure how at this stage. There are values
> that Gem::Platform::normalize will puke on (nil for example).

That's a bug, it should be mapping to "ruby".  Please file me a ticket.

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best workers get their tools to do the work for them. -- Syndicate Wars

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