[Rubygems-developers] Problems with OpenSSL requirement in RubyGems 0.9.5 and JRuby

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Mon Dec 10 17:29:42 EST 2007


On Dec 3, 2007, at 21:37 PM, Charles Oliver Nutter wrote:
> The problem, however, is that at some point between 0.9.1 and 0.9.5,
> RubyGems started requiring that OpenSSL extension be present for *all*
> gem installs:
>
> [...]
>
> However, I also found this in dependency_installer.rb:
>
>   DEFAULT_OPTIONS = {
>     :env_shebang => false,
>     :domain => :both, # HACK dup
>     :force => false,
>     :ignore_dependencies => false,
>     :security_policy => Gem::Security::NoSecurity, # HACK AlmostNo?  
> Low?
>     :wrappers => true
>   }
>
> If I'm understanding right, this means that for dependency-sensitive
> installs (which would be basically all of them) security_policy will
> *never* be nil, and OpenSSL will be required all the time.


I'll roll this change back.



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