[Rubygems-developers] New beta tonight

Tom Copeland tom at infoether.com
Fri Nov 16 09:08:50 EST 2007


On Fri, 2007-11-16 at 00:40 -0800, Eric Hodel wrote:
> 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.

Hm, we're getting reports of platform gem problems, e.g.:

http://rubyforge.org/tracker/?func=detail&atid=101&aid=15665&group_id=5

Eric, should I update to the latest RubyGems trunk?  I'm using rev 1497
at the moment...

Thanks,

Tom




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