[Rubygems-developers] Standard practice re: tests and specs in gems

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Thu Apr 30 16:47:56 EDT 2009


On Apr 30, 2009, at 10:32, Rick DeNatale wrote:

> I asked Dr. Nic about this, but thought I might raise it here.
>
> I'm getting a gem ready for publication.  I'm using newgem/hoe.
>
> 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?

gem check -t / gem install -t, but these need work (there might be a  
GSoC student working on it in for a Gentoo/RubyGems project).


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