RubyGems 1.3.7

rubygems version 1.3.7 has been released!

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

NOTE: RubyGems 1.1 and 1.2 have problems upgrading when there is no
rubygems-update installed. You will need to use the following
instructions
if you see “Nothing to update”.

If you have an older version of RubyGems installed, then you can still
do it in two steps:

$ gem install rubygems-update # again, might need to be admin/root
$ update_rubygems # … here too

If you don’t have any RubyGems install, there is still the pre-gem
approach to
getting software, doing it manually:

  1. Download from: http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=126
  2. Unpack into a directory and cd there
  3. Install with: ruby setup.rb # you may need admin/root privilege

For more details and other options, see:

ruby setup.rb --help

Changes:

1.3.7 / 2010-05-13

NOTE:

http://rubygems.org is now the default source for downloading gems.

You may have sources set via ~/.gemrc, so you should replace
http://gems.rubyforge.org with http://rubygems.org

http://gems.rubyforge.org will continue to work for the forseeable
future.

New features:

  • gem commands
    • gem install and gem fetch now report alternate platforms when a
      matching one couldn’t be found.
    • gem contents --prefix is now the default as specified in --help.
      Bug
      #27211 by Mamoru T…
    • gem fetch can fetch of old versions again. Bug #27960 by Eric
      Hankins.
    • gem query and friends output now lists platforms. Bug #27856 by
      Greg
      Hazel.
    • gem server now allows specification of multiple gem dirs for
      documentation. Bug #27573 by Yuki S…
    • gem unpack can unpack gems again. Bug #27872 by Timothy Jones.
    • gem unpack now unpacks remote gems.
    • –user-install is no longer the default. If you really liked it,
      see
      Gem::ConfigFile to learn how to set it by default. (This change was
      made
      in 1.3.6)
  • RubyGems now has platform support for IronRuby. Patch #27951 by Will
    Green.

Bug fixes:

  • Require rubygems/custom_require if --disable-gem was set. Bug #27700
    by
    Roger P…
  • RubyGems now protects against exceptions being raised by plugins.
  • rubygems/builder now requires user_interaction. Ruby Bug #1040 by
    Phillip
    Toland.
  • Gem::Dependency support #version_requirements= with a warning. Fix
    for old
    Rails versions. Bug #27868 by Wei Jen Lu.
  • Gem::PackageTask depends on the package dir like the other rake
    package
    tasks so dependencies can be hooked up correctly.

Eric H. [email protected] wrote:

  • RubyGems now protects against exceptions being raised by plugins.

This sounds great. It turned out that rdoc_osx_dictionary, with its
rubygems plugin, was what was killing my gems, rdoc, and the whole bit.
The situation was so bad that I couldn’t even get gem to uninstall
rdoc_osx_dictionary - I had to rip it physically out of the computer in
order for gem to work at all. It sounds like this feature will protect
against this kind of vicious circle. m.

On May 13, 2010, at 11:53 PM, Eric H. wrote:

rubygems version 1.3.7 has been released!

Thanks for your continued work on this! What a great contribution to the
community…

cr

On May 14, 2010, at 09:21, Wayne E. Seguin wrote:

One question, when I go to http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=126 I do
not see a 1.3.7 release, has it not updated yet?

Looks like I still need to do some work on the release portion of the
Rakefile, maybe next release will do this automatically again. I’ve put
them up by hand.

Eric,

Nice job on the release.

One question, when I go to http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=126 I do
not see a 1.3.7 release, has it not updated yet?

Thanks!

~Wayne

On Jun 30, 10:57 am, Roger P. [email protected] wrote:

Installing RubyGems 1.3.7
ERROR: While executing gem … (Gem::Exception)
[BUG] invalid exec_format “ir”, no %s
RubyGems system software updated

C:\dev\ruby\downloads\rubygems-1.3.7>ir setup.rb
ERROR: While executing gem … (Gem::Exception)
[BUG] invalid exec_format “ir”, no %s

No, you can’t update IronRuby with gem update --system

Use a IronRuby R.Gems 1.3.7 powered version, which is latest one.

No, you can’t update IronRuby with gem update --system

Appears that currently you can’t update it by running setup.rb,
either…

Use a IronRuby R.Gems 1.3.7 powered version, which is latest one.

for me 1.0.0v4 came with 1.3.5

Perhaps there is some newer version available that I’m unaware of?
-r

  • RubyGems now has platform support for IronRuby. Patch #27951 by Will
    Green.

Hmm. Perhaps it could use a bit more IR love?

C:\dev\digitalarchive_trunk>igem update --system
Updating RubyGems
Updating rubygems-update
Successfully installed rubygems-update-1.3.7
Updating RubyGems to 1.3.7
Installing RubyGems 1.3.7
ERROR: While executing gem … (Gem::Exception)
[BUG] invalid exec_format “ir”, no %s
RubyGems system software updated

C:\dev\ruby\downloads\rubygems-1.3.7>ir setup.rb
ERROR: While executing gem … (Gem::Exception)
[BUG] invalid exec_format “ir”, no %s

On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 10:33 AM, Roger P. [email protected]
wrote:

No, you can’t update IronRuby with gem update --system

Appears that currently you can’t update it by running setup.rb,
either…

Use a IronRuby R.Gems 1.3.7 powered version, which is latest one.

for me 1.0.0v4 came with 1.3.5

I was getting the same error. Will G. posted a fix on his blog
http://hotgazpacho.org/2010/05/ironruby-gem-update-system/ . I was
able to upgrade to 1.3.7 after adding that file.

C:>ir -S gem update --system

Perhaps there is some newer version available that I’m unaware of?

I don’t see anything newer on codeplex or rubyforge.

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