1.6.0.RC1 and java platform gems


1.6.0.RC1 is looking good as I run through my own project tests.

Only issue I’ve found thus far is failure of “jrake gem” package of java
platform gems. I’ve created
JRUBY-5367 for this.

Beyond that particular issue, I was wondering what the current best
practice is with using the java platform designation in gem specs? I
had previously updated all my java-specific gems to use the java
platform, as it at least had the benefit of avoiding the mistake of
installing these to the MRI gem home.

But now I’m seeing new releases of gems like activerecord-jdbc-adapter
being switched back to use the default ruby platform. Is this for any
more reasons than just the aforementioned bug?