[Rubygems-developers] [ANN] RubyGems 1.2.0

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Sun Jun 22 13:43:11 EDT 2008

On Jun 22, 2008, at 05:25 AM, Vladimir Sizikov wrote:
> Great news! And there's the hope that the new RubyGems will be more  
> memory
> efficient. I'm going to integrate the latest bits into JRuby proper
> soon, and we'll see.
> (we've been getting the constant questions from JRuby users about  
> very high
> memory consumption when running rubygems).

I think so.

> A couple of question though:
> On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 5:32 AM, Eric Hodel <drbrain at segment7.net>  
> wrote:
>> * RubyGems no longer performs bulk updates and instead only fetches  
>> the
>> gemspec
>> files it needs.
> I'd like to double-check that the main/standard rubygems repository  
> is already
> updated to take advantage of this new feature?

It has, as has at least gems.rubyonrails.org.  gems.github.com is  
close to being updated too.

>> * RubyGems will now require rubygems/defaults/operating_system.rb and
>> rubygems/defaults/#{RBX_ENGINE}.rb if they exist.
> I think that you meant RUBY_ENGINE, not RBX_ENGINGE, right?

Yes, I will update the release notes and so-forth.

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