[Rubygems-developers] Questions on 1.0.0 on JRuby

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Sat Jan 5 04:23:16 EST 2008

On Dec 26, 2007, at 14:31 PM, Charles Oliver Nutter wrote:
> Charles Oliver Nutter wrote:
>> 1. jgem?
>> I saw this during the 1.0.0 install:
>> install -c -m 0755 /tmp/gem /Users/headius/NetBeansProjects/jruby/ 
>> bin/jgem
>> Why jgem? We've been shipping with just 'gem'.
> I'd still like to know why this is the case. We don't want to ship
> RubyGems as "jgem" in JRuby. If anything, we might call it "jem",  
> but I
> strongly prefer just leaving it as "gem".

I think it should be an option in setup.rb, but I may have forgotten  
to add it.  It has caused some confusion, unfortunately.

>> 2. Some version issue on JRuby
> Eric suggested, and was correct, that this was an issue with JRuby not
> calling yaml_initialize when reconstituting objects from YAML. I've
> fixed that on JRuby trunk and removed the to_ints hack. Thanks!


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