Rubygems-update 1.8.20 Released

rubygems-update version 1.8.20 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

See UPGRADING.rdoc for more details and alternative instructions.


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

For more details and other options, see:

ruby setup.rb --help

Changes:

1.8.20 / 2012-03-21

  • 4 bug fixes:

    • Add --force to gem build to skip validation. Fixes #297
    • Gracefully deal with YAML::PrivateType objects in Marshal’d gemspecs
    • Treat the source as a proper url base. Fixes #304
    • Warn when updating the specs cache fails. Fixes #300

Either parts of the RG release process have mutinied, or it’s taking
awhile for the mirroring process to happen.

OK: gem update --system
FAIL: http://rubygems.org/pages/download has only 1.8.17 artifacts
FAIL: http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=126 has 1.8.19- artifacts
FAIL: speculative URLs like
http://production.cf.rubygems.org/rubygems/rubygems-1.8.20.tgz give
NoSuchKey errors

Jon