[Rubygems-developers] New beta tonight

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Fri Nov 16 03:40:09 EST 2007

On Nov 15, 2007, at 16:05 , Luis Lavena wrote:
> On Nov 15, 2007 6:43 PM, Eric Hodel <drbrain at segment7.net> wrote:
>> They probably specified it by hand.  There's all kinds of bizarre
>> platforms in existence that don't match the constants.  The indexer
>> should support all these legacy strings, though.
> The use Gem::Platform::CURRENT which took RUBY_PLATFORM as  
> spec.platform :-P
> The new indexer is processing i386-mswin32 with the new GNU-triplet
> instead of the old ::WIN32 'mswin32' platform.
> Chicken-egg situation :-P
> (New indexer interpreting old gems -- 0.9.4 rubygems_version as >  
> 0.9.4).

I forced the indexer to always use @original_platform when doing its  
thing, so it won't be interpreted.  This should be fixed.

Poor workers blame their tools. Good workers build better tools. The
best workers get their tools to do the work for them. -- Syndicate Wars

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