[Rubygems-developers] executable wrapper not working for some gems?

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Wed Dec 19 06:48:43 EST 2007

On Dec 19, 2007, at 02:45 AM, Eric Hodel wrote:
> On Dec 19, 2007, at 02:32 AM, Chad Woolley wrote:
>> Not sure if this is a problem with the rubygems trunk or not, but
>> reporting anyway...
>> When I install the rspec 1.1.1 gem using rubygems trunk, the 'spec'
>> binary in /usr/local/bin/spec doesn't have the rubygems wrapper code.
>> In other words, it is exactly the same as the rspec source  
>> executable,
>> without the shebang or require 'rubygems', etc.
>> I tried another gem (geminstaller) and it did get the exec wrapper
>> generated correctly, so not sure what's up, if this is a rubygems or
>> an rspec problem.
>> This was with the latest trunk rubygems, on mac.
> I added code to omit the wrapper for files that don't have a #! line.
> spec doesn't have one of these.
> I think I will roll back this change, and add some code to
> Gem::Builder to complain about such files for now.


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