Forum: Ruby ohmygems 1.2.0 Released

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Ryan Davis (Guest)
on 2014-06-18 02:01
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ohmygems version 1.2.0 has been released!

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I'm tired of the complications that tools like bundler and rvm inject
into my system and my workflow. I don't want 4 billion gems installed
globally. I don't want to have `rake` slow down for no good reason. I
don't want rvm to regress on undefined variables over and over and
over (and I don't want to report it anymore when it does). I want as
much simplicity as I can afford and still be able to get my job done.

I've found pretty good balance using rbenv (only when needed) and by
using this 45 line shell function `ohmygems` (aliased to `omg`, of

I still have my system-level gems as my previous GEM_HOME gets moved
into GEM_PATH so things like minitest and autotest are always
available. But now I have private gems that are incredibly easy to
switch around and only rely on simple environment variables to manage.

To go back to normal, simply run `omg reset`.


### 1.2.0 / 2014-06-17

* 6 minor enhancements:

  * Added 'omg env' command to show relevant environment info.
  * Added OMG_NAME variable to make it easier to program. (blowmage)
  * Added ohmygems_auto. (blowmage)
  * Added ohmygems_chruby. (blowmage)
  * Expanded help and made prettier.
  * Removed env info from normal repo switch handling. (blowmage)

* 1 bug fix:

  * Put gem PATH item in front of original.
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