[ANN] rubygems-update 1.8.7 Released

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Thu Aug 4 20:55:32 EDT 2011

rubygems-update version 1.8.7 has been released!

* http://rubygems.org
* http://docs.rubygems.org
* http://help.rubygems.org
* http://github.com/rubygems
* http://rubyforge.org/projects/rubygems

RubyGems is a package management framework for Ruby.

This gem is an update for the RubyGems software. You must have an
installation of RubyGems before this update can be applied.

See Gem for information on RubyGems (or `ri Gem`)

To upgrade to the latest RubyGems, run:

  $ gem update --system  # you might need to be an administrator or root

See UPGRADING.rdoc for more details and alternative instructions.


If you don't have RubyGems installed, your can still do it manually:

* Download from: https://rubygems.org/pages/download
* Unpack into a directory and cd there
* Install with: ruby setup.rb  # you may need admin/root privilege

For more details and other options, see:

  ruby setup.rb --help

=== 1.8.7 / 2011-08-04

* Bug fixes:
  * Added missing require for `gem uninstall --format-executable`
  * The correct name of the executable being uninstalled is now displayed with
  * Fixed `gem unpack uninstalled_gem` default version picker
  * RubyGems no longer claims a nonexistent gem can be uninstalled
  * `gem which` no longer claims directories are requirable files
  * `gem cleanup` continues cleaning up gems if one can't be uninstalled due
    to permissions.  Issue #82
  * Gem repository directories are no longer created world-writable.  Patch by
    Sakuro OZAWA.  Ruby Bug #4930

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