[Rubygems-developers] gem problem

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Wed Apr 1 18:26:21 EDT 2009


On Apr 1, 2009, at 14:42, Berger, Daniel wrote:
>> No matter how much I try to idiot proof things...
>>
>> One of the bigger problems in packaging gems is people who
>> use glob or regexp to find files instead of a manifest file.
>
> We could consider mandating that any files in the gem must also  
> exist in a manifest file and/or capping the file limit. Just a  
> thought.

It wouldn't help, people would generate their manifest file from a  
glob or regexp and not double-check, just like now.


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