[Rubygems-developers] gem weirdness

Ruben Fonseca rf at 7syntax.com
Wed Jun 11 04:16:20 EDT 2008


On Mon, 2008-06-09 at 06:59 -0600, 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? 

Yes indeed it was the case. He did release a first version a few hours
earlier, but then he merged his work with mine and we release under
tarpipe.rubyforge.org

I opened a support request ticket as you said... now we just wait :)

Thank you for your support

Ruben




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