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2.5.2 Released

published 01 Feb 2016

RubyGems 2.5.2 includes bug fixes and minor enhancements.

To update to the latest RubyGems you can run:

gem update --system

If you need to upgrade or downgrade please follow the how to upgrade/downgrade RubyGems instructions. To install RubyGems by hand see the Download RubyGems page.

Bug fixes:

  • Fix memoization of Gem::Version#prerelease? Pull request #1125 by Matijs van Zuijlen.
  • Handle trailing colons in GEM_PATH, by Damien Robert.
  • Improve the Gemfile gemspec method, fixing #1204 and #1033. Pull request #1276 by Michael Papis.
  • Warn only once when a gemspec license is invalid. Pull request #1414 by Samuel E. Giddins.
  • Check for exact constants before using them, fixing Ruby bug #11940. Pull request #1438 by Nobuyoshi Nakada.
  • Fix building C extensions on Ruby 1.9.x on Windows. Pull request #1453 by Marie Markwell.
  • Handle symlinks containing “..” correctly. Pull request #1457 by Samuel E. Giddins.

Minor enhancements:

  • Add --no-rc flag, which skips loading .gemrc. Pull request #1329 by Luis Sagastume.
  • Allow basic auth to be excluded from allowed_push_host. By Josh Lane.
  • Add gem list --exact, which finds gems by string match instead of regex. Pull request #1344 by Luis Sagastume.
  • Suggest alternatives when gem license is unknown. Pull request #1443 by Samuel E. Giddins.
  • Print a useful error if a binstub expects a newer version of a gem than is installed. Pull request #1407 by Samuel E. Giddins.
  • Allow the (supported) s3:// scheme to be used with --source. Pull request #1416 by Dave Adams.
  • Add --[no-]post-install-message to install and update. Pull request #1162 by Josef Šimánek.
  • Add --host option to yank, providing symmetry with pull. Pull request #1361 by Mike Virata-Stone.
  • Update bundled Molinillo to 0.4.1. Pull request #1452 by Samuel E. Giddins.
  • Allow calling build without ‘.gemspec’. Pull request #1454 by Stephen Blackstone.
  • Add support for source option on gems in Gemfile. Pull request #1355 by Michael Papis.
  • Function correctly when string literals are frozen on Ruby 2.3. Pull request #1408 by Samuel E. Giddins.

SHA256 Checksums:

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  • rubygems-2.5.2.zip
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  • rubygems-update-2.5.2.gem
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