[Rubygems-developers] gem list as input to gem install?

Hugh Sasse hgs at dmu.ac.uk
Mon Feb 1 17:32:51 EST 2010

On Mon, 1 Feb 2010, Chad Woolley wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 2:07 PM, Hugh Sasse <hgs at dmu.ac.uk> wrote:
> > I see the above would be true if it were in use.  My point is that his
> > project doesn't use it, and I can't impose it on him, or any arbitrary
> > project.  So I agree that it will be a useful thing for new projects,
> > but for existing code bases which don't use bundler, I would
> > need something else.
> Ah, you don't have control over the codebase.  Yeah, in that case try
> John Trupiano's code :)
> Also, there was some discussion a while back about adding "import" and
> "export" gem commands.  I wrote some spike code which uses
> GemInstaller, and someone else wrote a different solution.  That seems
> like a good place to stick this functionality, and maybe that way you
> won't have to hack it into RubyGems itself.  I grabbed the 'import'
> and 'export' projects/namespaces on RubyForge, let me know if you want
> to take them over and implement this...

OK, maybe John's code will give me a way in to this, but it just seemed
like refactoring list --local was the obvious way.  But using the API
is arguably better.
> --- Chad

        Thank you,

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