[Rubygems-developers] Deep thoughts about 0.9.4.6
luislavena at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 15:37:34 EST 2007
Been working along this beta since a few weeks backs, so my understand
could not match the one of the creators or big contributors, but found
a few issues that I'll really appreciate some insight.
- Latest beta always try to use SSL (OpenSSL or SSL in the jruby) even
when you don't ask for it (filled a ticket about this).
- Currently some gems shipped with "jruby" as platform got missed by
the new Indexer:
=> #<Gem::Platform:0x10 @cpu="x86", @os="java", @version="1.6">
irb(main):004:0> Gem::Platform.new 'jruby'
=> #<Gem::Platform:0x12 @cpu=nil, @os="unknown", @version=nil>
- Also, the indexer miss some gems due "misnamed gem", which was
This raises a new issue: chicken-egg situation: using the new yaml
index will force the clients to have latest rubygems to work with,
since platform: reference in the spec is now a class.
Shouldn't the gem specification version be bumped one time and
encapsulate these "differences"?
Again, I'm exposing this in my low understanding of the real situation :-)
(dumping this here for future references) :-)
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