[Rubygems-developers] Questions about Gem Platform Matching
luislavena at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 20:22:15 EDT 2007
On 9/28/07, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm working on a patch and checking the tests cases.
Pointless... it seems that on different platforms (darwin as example)
compile something in darwin will be compatible with darwin8, but not
darwin7 or 9 (as test_gem_platform.rb assert).
I know that is wrong... apply the changes I made bomb the darwin plaform.
But on windows, VC6 and VC8 aren't compatible builds, neither the
linking to msvcrt-ruby18 and msvcr80-ruby18...
So installing gems made with Gem::Platform.local 'i386-mswin32' will
not work under Gem::Platform.local == 'i386-mswin32_80' ...due the
missing shared library.
Guess until users face the problem and start closing tickets at
rubyforge will be some general acknowledge about it.
What the hell... just ignore me.
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