This fixes several bugs that people have complained about for quite a while. Please let me know if anything is broken.
GemInstaller 0.5.3 has been released!
- 0.5.3 / 2009-08-25
- Many long overdue bugfixes and patches, see
http://tinyurl.com/geminstaller-0-5-3-release for details.
- Thanks to Greg Fitzgerald, Britt Crawford, John Trupiano, Gabriel
Gironda, and Eric Hodel for patches and assistance.
- Issues with case statement under Ruby 1.9
- GemInstaller cannot distinguish between gems that have the ame name
but capitalized differently.
- add ./ci as default location for config file
- Disable GemInstaller install in default rails preinitializer.rb, but
fork if it is used
- autogem() fails when run for newly-installed gem
- Sometimes installing fails due to RubyGems cache not being cleared
between multiple API calls
Automated Gem installation, activation, and much more!
GemInstaller provides automated installation, loading and activation
of RubyGems. It uses a simple YAML config file to:
- Automatically install the correct versions of all required gems
wherever your app runs.
- Automatically ensure installed gems and versions are consistent
across multiple applications, machines, platforms, and environments
- Automatically activate correct versions of gems on the ruby load
path when your app runs (’require_gem’/’gem’)
- Automatically reinstall missing dependency gems (built in to RubyGems > 1.0)
- Automatically detect correct platform to install for multi-platform
gems (built in to RubyGems > 1.0)
- Print YAML for “rogue gems” which are not specified in the current
config, to easily bootstrap your config file, or find gems that were
manually installed without GemInstaller.
- Allow for common configs to be reused across projects or
environments by supporting multiple config files, including common
config file snippets, and defaults with overrides.
- Allow for dynamic selection of gems, versions, and platforms to be
used based on environment vars or any other logic.
- Avoid the “works on demo, breaks on production” syndrome
- Find lost socks.
- [sudo] gem install geminstaller
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