[Rubygems-developers] Platform-specific gems not getting picked up in the index
luislavena at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 13:11:02 EST 2007
On Nov 8, 2007 12:50 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 8, 2007 11:02 AM, Tom Copeland <tom at infoether.com> wrote:
> > Further investigation shows that the indexer thinks most of the wxruby
> > gems are "misnamed"; more details here:
> > http://rubyforge.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=15417&group_id=5&atid=102
> > Still not sure exactly which side the problem is on, though...
> I think is related to the RubyGems version and the specific platform:
> Gems made with rubygems 0.8.11, and without platform (just RUBY),
> everything works.
> Gems made with rubygems 0.8.11 but platform specific (the case of
> wxRuby), fails.
> Gems made with rubygems > 0.9.2 without platform (just RUBY), works.
> Gems made with rubygems > 0.9.2 platform specific, works.
> It ring a bell to someone? I'm trying to pinpoint where the specific
> RubyGems version is evaluated... so far didn't find it.
Ok, more information:
it uses #from_yaml at Specification to load the metadata, and at this
point the platform get evaluated (since YAML is converting it to
which fires yaml_initialize (specification.rb:734) where:
self.platform = Gem::Platform.new @platform
and bang!, the original platform gets destroyed.
Still, some gems works (like mongrel mswin32) but others fails (like
This is the pastie for the caller stack of three gems:
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