[Rubygems-developers] How to bundle up MS Windows version separately

Assaph Mehr assaph at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 22:41:49 EST 2007

Hi Mikel,

> I am wondering if anyone has a good link / resource / howto, whatever
> on how you make a windows gem or a different version so that you get
> this sort of output on gem install:
> Select which gem to install for your platform (i386-openbsd4.1)
>  1. hpricot 0.6 (mswin32)
>  2. hpricot 0.6 (jruby)
>  3. hpricot 0.6 (ruby)
>  4. ...

Look at: http://rubygems.org/read/chapter/20#platform
Use the #platform directive of the gem specification to note the
target platform. The default is Ruby.


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