Rubygems-update 2.0.1 Released

Source:: GitHub - rubygems/rubygems: Library packaging and distribution for Ruby.
Bugtracker:: Issues · rubygems/rubygems · GitHub

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, you can still do it manually:

For more details and other options, see:

ruby setup.rb --help


  • Bug fixes:
    • HTTPS URLs are preferred over HTTP URLs. RubyGems will now attempt
      upgrade any HTTP source to HTTPS. Credit to Alex Gaynor.
    • Lazily load API credentials to avoid failure during
      RubyGems installation. Bug #465 by Isaac S…
    • RubyGems now picks the latest prerelease to install. Fixes bug #468
      Santiago Pastorino.
    • Improved detection of missing Zlib::GzipReader encoding support.
      around JRuby-only bug #472 by Matt B…
    • “Done installing documentation” is no longer displayed when
      generation is disabled. Fixes bug #469 by Jeff Sandberg
    • The existing executable check now respects --format-executable.
      request #471 by Jeremy E…
    • RubyGems no longer creates gem subdirectories when fetching gems.
      #482 by Loren Segal.
    • RubyGems does not require OpenSSL like RubyGems 1.8, but still
      prefers it.
      Fixes #481 by Andr Arko.
    • RubyGems only fetches specs for list, search and query commands when
      needed like RubyGems 1.x. Fixes bug #487 by bitbuerster, Ruby bug
      by Ike Miller.
    • Allow specification of mode for gem subdirectory creation.
      Ruby bug #7713 by nobu
    • Fix tests when an ‘a.rb’ exists. Ruby bug #7749 by nobu.