[Rubygems-developers] gem weirdness

James Tucker jftucker at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 09:49:01 EDT 2008


On 9 Jun 2008, at 13:59, Jim Weirich wrote:

> On Jun 9, 2008, at 4:41 AM, Ruben Fonseca wrote:
>> I have a project at rubyforge called tarpipe (tarpipe.rubyforge.org).
>> It's already at version 0.1.1.
>>
>> However, I found today that when I do on any machine "sudo gem  
>> install
>> tarpipe" it installs a gem version 0.0.1 that *is not even my code*!
>> It's a different project by a different author!
>>
>> So I have two questions:
>>
>> - How is this possible?
>> - What can I do to correct this situation!
>
>
> I see the author of verion 0.0.1 is listed as a co-owner of the  
> tarpipe project.  I see the 0.1.1 gem listed in the files area, but  
> no 0.0.1 version.  Did you or he release version 0.0.1 from a  
> different project?  Once a gem is released, you must upload new  
> versions to the same project name (this protects you from someone  
> else releasing a gem with the same name and overriding yours).  If  
> this is the case, then you just need to file a support ticket with  
> RubyForge to get that switched.

Mmm.. pay close attention to the e-mail addresses on the site, are  
they correct?

http://tarpipe.rubyforge.org/

>
>
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> -- Jim Weirich
> -- jim.weirich at gmail.com
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