[Rubygems-developers] How to bundle up MS Windows version separately
halostatue at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 23:39:53 EST 2007
On 11/9/07, Eric Hodel <drbrain at segment7.net> wrote:
> On Nov 9, 2007, at 16:23 , Trans wrote:
> > Yes. I've reconsidered my position. I think a platform gem is a rather
> > special case. For instance a Windows binary, b/c Windows often lacks
> > the needed compile tools. But on most other systems it seems
> > unccessary. Is that a fair assessment?
> I think so. Most other systems have compilers by default, or a
> compiler can easily be added to them.
Erm. It's mostly a theoretical at this point, but if I wanted to do
something with Ruby on ESX Server Console (a variant of Red Hat ES 3),
I'd be SOL if I wanted to install an extension gem using the "gem"
It would be nice to have the ability to do a "gem repack" or something
like that to take a currently installed gem and repack it into a new
deployable gem that could be used locally.
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