[Rubygems-developers] Building binary gems

Patrick Hurley phurley at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 12:07:12 EST 2007


On 3/7/07, Daniel Berger <Daniel.Berger at qwest.com> wrote:
> Patrick Hurley wrote:
> > Is there an easy (read automated) way to take an installed gem (that
> > required binary compilation) from a development/build machine and
> > create a binary gem to install on a different machine?
>
> Based on what I'm reading at http://docs.rubygems.org/read/chapter/6
> (which is really chapter 8, but nevermind) you should be able to run
> gem_server on the dev machine, and then point your remote installs at
> that machine.

For me that seems to serve the gems out of the gems cache directory,
which does not include any locally built binary bits.

Thanks
pth


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