[Rubygems-developers] Hoe, Rubyforge, and name confusion

Rick DeNatale rick.denatale at gmail.com
Thu May 28 17:25:46 EDT 2009

The rical project was abandoned when I couldn't get that to work since
the gem is named ri_cal.

So I created the ri_cal project, and I've manually release three versions there:


That's also the one which had been published to the world, so I really
want to get that project working with hoe.

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Eric Hodel <drbrain at segment7.net> wrote:
> On May 28, 2009, at 12:52, Rick DeNatale wrote:
>> I'm getting nowhere fast.
>> I'm still getting "invalid package_id" when I try to release.
>> I tried
>> rubyforge create_package <<my_group_id>> ri_cal
>> which added a new package number to my autoconfig.yml, but when I try
>> to release THAT is the new number which comes up as invalid.
>> I guess I'm going to have to manually upload the gem through the web
>> interface AGAIN.
>> I'd sure love to get some advice, it's not that I haven't already been
>> pulling my hair out with google and reading the code in the hoe and
>> rubyforge gems.
> I've found an rical package under the rical project:
> http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=8234
> but no ri_cal project:
> http://rubyforge.org/projects/ri_cal (which is 404)
> If you want to release as the rical project, this should do it:
> $ rubyforge config rical
> $ rake release
> Usually rubyforge correctly adds the package_id, but sometimes it seems to
> forget.
> Check your rubyforge_project under `rake debug_gem` to make sure it matches.
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