[Rubygems-developers] Can't pull down gemspec

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 13:10:38 EDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 12:52 PM, Chad Woolley <thewoolleyman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 1:22 AM, Trans <transfire at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Well, I've tried everything I can think of, but I can't seem to find a
>> way to pull down the gemspec of a specific version of a gem. All I can
>> get is the most recent version.
>>  $ gem spec --remote turn
>> But
>>  $ gem spec --remote turn -v0.5.1
>>  ERROR:  Unknown gem 'turn'
>> Any ideas?
> Yeah, strange behavior.  Seems like a bug in the argument parsing for
> the spec command.

spec is supposed to take --all argument

By default spec will use the latest version in the gem in the quick
index, so --all should do the trick, but it doesn't work.
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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