[Rubygems-developers] Standard practice re: tests and specs in gems
jim.weirich at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 14:32:15 EDT 2009
On Apr 30, 2009, at 1:32 PM, Rick DeNatale wrote:
> One of my alpha testers is asking about why things like the rake tasks
> and specs are being included in the gem. AFAIK rubygems doesn't
> provide an easy way to run them, or does it. Are they just
> unnecessary bloat for deployment?
I strongly recommend including everything in the gem that one would
include in a TAR file one might give to a developer to work on. There
are people who repackage gems for distribution on Unbutu or Debian and
their job is much harder if everything is not included.
-- Jim Weirich
-- jim.weirich at gmail.com
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