A failure that escapes my comprehension
drbrain at segment7.net
Tue Jan 17 17:02:53 EST 2012
On Jan 11, 2012, at 4:55 PM, Luis Lavena wrote:
> In master, I've the following failure:
> 12) Failure:
> --- expected
> +++ actual
> @@ -1 +1 @@
> -"\"executable\" from a conflicts with
> +"\"executable\" from a conflicts with installed executable from conflict"
> The error message comes from Gem::Installer#check_executable_overwrite
> What I don't understand is why is triggering a ruby_executable
> (conflict = "installed executable…")
I think it is because the windows executables have different lines in them.
Look line 142 in rubygems/installer.rb, it is explicitly looking for /^#!/, not what a windows wrapper uses.
> PS: some single quotes will make more easy to spot what is the message
> and what represents an executable or a gem. Gem named "a" confuses in
> the generated language for non-english native speakers (at least it
> does for me)
If you have time to tackle the above, feel free to add them, otherwise I can fix it.
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