[Rubygems-developers] Open issues for 1.3?
drbrain at segment7.net
Fri Sep 19 19:02:45 EDT 2008
On Sep 19, 2008, at 15:46 PM, Luis Lavena wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 4:15 PM, Segment 7 <drbrain at segment7.net>
>> I don't see any ctritical bugs remaining in the tracker. Is there
>> else outstanding?
> I'm checking out latest changes and see if they work or raise errors
> under Windows (mswin32 and mingw32).
> So far, two new errors has been introduced:
> 1) Error:
> NoMethodError: undefined method `uid' for nil:NilClass
> It's important to mention that rely on Etc to determine owner is
> unreliable across platforms.
> I cannot suggest we use File::writable? instead since under Windows,
> ACLs can deny you access to a specified folder and still show up as
> writable, as I reported to RubySpec
> I'll have some free time tomorrow to work on this if required.
Please do. In this case, writable is not a good enough test for
unix. I don't want root to create a directory in a non-root user's
home directory (in case of sudo gem whatever).
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