[Rubygems-developers] Behavior change for --source

Josh Susser josh at hasmanythrough.com
Wed Oct 14 01:52:34 EDT 2009

On Oct 13, 2009, at 10:01 PM, John Barnette wrote:
> I've changed the behavior of --source in trunk.
> Before r2315, the first specification of --source would remove the
> defaults from Gem.sources, requiring flags for each source that should
> be searched. After r2315, --source is purely additive. This makes
> cross-source dependencies more manageable. For a completely restricted
> list of sources, you can use --clear-sources:
> $ gem install --clear-sources --source http://only.this.one.example.com/
> Eric and I have talked this over pretty thoroughly, but I'd like to
> hear from you if you have any concerns about this change.

I've been wanting this change for over a year.  Thanks!

Josh Susser

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