[Rubygems-developers] Asking me for prerequisites
drbrain at segment7.net
Wed Oct 24 23:15:24 EDT 2007
On Oct 24, 2007, at 20:08 , Brian Sammon wrote:
>>> That seems like an odd switch name then. I vote for '--ask-
>>> instead. I would tuit '--ignore-dependencies' to mean 'just install
>>> damn thing, don't try to grab the dependencies at all'.
>> It means the latter. It will never ask before installing
>> dependencies anymore.
> Will the --ignore-dependencies option at least tell you what
> dependencies you
> have just ignored?
`gem dep` will tell you that.
> I would like to see the old behavior kept around as an option, or
> as an
> alternative/additional, a mode for it to behave like rpm/dpkg, and
> just fail
> verbosely if you don't have the dependencies already.
It will fail upon require.
> Would patches for any of this kind of stuff be accepted? (as non-
> options, of course)
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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