[Rubygems-developers] what version rubygems for ruby 1.9?

Stephen Bannasch stephen.bannasch at deanbrook.org
Mon Nov 19 09:38:14 EST 2007

>On Nov 18, 2007 4:07 AM, Stephen Bannasch
><stephen.bannasch at deanbrook.org> wrote:
>> I'm testing things in trunk ruby 1.9 and trunk rubygems is working so
>> far. When I tried to instead install rubgems-0.9.4 I got an error
>> running setup.rb. Is this expected -- should I only use the newer
>> releases with 1.9?
>Latest trunk of rubygems is compatible with latest trunk of ruby.

Thanks for the info.

>Prior versions of RubyGems are not compatible with 1.9, as stated by
>Eric Hodel in his blog:
>(Or maybe I interpreted that from the post).
>All the functionality you had with previous stable 0.9.4 is present in
>latest beta.
>In case you're worried about stability, why use ruby 1.9 in the first place? ;-)

I'm not worried about stability -- in working on my last issue I learned how to easily setup and maintain multiple ruby and gems environments and decided to try out 1.9. I was just checking different combinations because it was so easy.

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