[Rubygems-developers] Questions on 1.0.0 on JRuby

Charles Oliver Nutter charles.nutter at sun.com
Sun Jan 6 22:47:58 EST 2008

Eric Hodel wrote:
> 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.

Yes, it should just default to 'gem'....most people I know either do 
their own aliasing or prefer to have it be named 'gem'.

I'll file a bug.

- Charlie

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