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Re: Ruby gem packaging & distribution
Jeff Hodges 2010-08-16, 16:52
Yeah, lemme get on this today.

On Aug 16, 2010 12:28 AM, "Arto Bendiken" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I'd like to ask if whoever is in charge of the Ruby packaging of Avro
> would be so kind as to upload the missing latest releases (1.3.1,
> 1.3.2, 1.3.3) to RubyGems.org:
>
> http://rubygems.org/gems/avro
>
> At present, anybody installing the Ruby implementation using `gem
> install avro` will be obtaining the 1.3.0 release, which has issues
> that manually installing the 1.3.3 release fixed for me.
>
> Also, without new releases being pushed to RubyGems.org as a matter of
> course, it is not possible for users to effectively add a dependency
> on the Avro gem. Suppose I wanted to publish a Ruby library "foobar"
> that depended on avro >= 1.3.3; when my users attempted to install my
> gem with `gem install foobar`, the installation would fail since the
> Avro dependency could not be resolved and obtained, not being
> registered with RubyGems.org. This state of affairs is certain to
> adversely affect uptake of Avro amongst the Ruby community.
>
> In case nobody is currently in charge of the Ruby packaging, I'd be
> happy to contribute where I can.
>
> Best regards,
> Arto
>
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