Forum: Ruby bug fixing between gem releases

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R. K. (Guest)
on 2009-02-13 07:52
Not sure how to word this ...

1. I've release my first gem. So now when I am doing bug fixes, since my
code points to the gem (earlier it had a path statement in the first
line), should i be recreating and installing the gem each time. Or
should I copy and overwrite the source files in the gem folder. I am so
used to just changing the code and running that I keep wondering why the
source change is not having effect.

2. I would like to accumulate a few minor changes and fixes before i
create the next version of the gem. However, i want the user to be able
to avail on a nightly basis to snapshots. What do people do in this

a) just push to GIT and let user download from git.
b) upload a snapshot tgz somewhere - is there a norm for this on

Thanks for your thoughts.
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