[Rubygems-developers] Solving last stab of bugs for 1.3.5 release

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Tue Jul 7 21:10:43 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 9:46 PM, Eric Hodel<drbrain at segment7.net> wrote:
> On Jul 5, 2009, at 09:37, Luis Lavena wrote:
>> Hello guys,
>> I'm dealing with the last thing for 1.3.5 release:
>> http://rubyforge.org/tracker/?func=detail&atid=575&aid=26458&group_id=126
>> [#26458] gem bin scripts are broken if there are spaces in GEM_HOME
>> ENV variable on Windows
>> After further investigation of the commit that raised this, found two
>> things that originally justified the commit in the first place:
>> http://rubyforge.org/tracker/?group_id=126&atid=575&func=detail&aid=25734
>> [#25734] Gem::Ext::RakeBuilder fails under windows if ENV['rake'] not set
>> And other that duplicates what Gordon reported:
>> http://rubyforge.org/tracker/?func=detail&atid=575&aid=25935&group_id=126
>> [#25935] module installed by gem does not load when installation
>> directory path contains space
>> I did implemented a fix, and tests locally pass, but wanted to be sure
>> that is correct.
>> So, anyone knows of an existing gem that uses Rakefiles instead of
>> extconf for extensions?
> I can't think of any offhand.  Can you post your change?

Change is already committed to 1_3 branch, going to merge it back to trunk.

Tested locally with Ruby installed on C:\Program Files\Ruby, and it worked.

Also gems located in C:\Documents and Settings, and worked too. So
guess the fix worked.
Luis Lavena
Perfection in design is achieved not when there is nothing more to add,
but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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