[Rubygems-developers] gem install --development ?

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 08:53:02 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 1:39 AM, Nick Quaranto <nick at quaran.to> wrote:
> Does this...work?
> /tmp % gem install paperclip --development -V
> GET http://rubygems.org/latest_specs.4.8.gz
> 302 Found
> GET http://production.s3.rubygems.org/latest_specs.4.8.gz
> 304 Not Modified
> GET http://rubygems.org/specs.4.8.gz
> 302 Found
> GET http://production.s3.rubygems.org/specs.4.8.gz
> 304 Not Modified
> Installing gem hoe-2.6.1
> ERROR:  Error installing paperclip:
>        hoe requires minitest (>= 1.6.0, development)
> Seems like paperclip's development dependency hits sqlite3-ruby, which has a
> dev dependency on hoe, which has a dev dependency on minitest, which has a
> dev dependency on hoe....
> Any ideas on what we can do to make this work once again?

I believe this is similar to the recursive runtime dependency issue we
had with 1.3.5:


Seems we need an example for development dependencies too.

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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