[Rubygems-developers] Remove RDoc generation

James Tucker jftucker at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 13:41:51 EST 2010


On 1 Dec 2010, at 04:20, Trans wrote:

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> On Nov 30, 1:21 pm, James Tucker <jftuc... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 30 Nov 2010, at 02:17, Trans wrote:
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>>> On Nov 29, 6:38 pm, Ryan Davis <ryand-r... at zenspider.com> wrote:
>>>> On Nov 29, 2010, at 11:42 , Trans wrote:
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>>>>> With YARD becoming so popular
>> 
>>>> You can just stop right there.
>> 
>>>> yard only has 50k downloads, 2.5k for the last version.
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>>>> rdoc has 250k downloads, 73k for the last version.
>> 
>>> I would think 2,500 users is fairly significant. But that's not the
>>> main point. On demand generation of docs is a better idea.
>> 
>> Patch please.
> 
> I went ahead with it this morning. The main of the patch is done. But
> I ran into one issue. When the web app generates the rdocs it gets a
> write permission error unless the server is running sudo. Not sure
> there is any way to get around this. Any ideas? Beyond that, either
> run sudo or under rvm and it won't be an issue.

Hmm, I think it may need some work to support the user install location too (see Gem.path). Once it supports the user path, maybe they could be generated in that location instead of the system location?

Sounds like you're making sterling progress, thanks!


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