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2.2.2 Released

published 05 Feb 2014

RubyGems 2.2.2 includes bug fixes.

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:

  • Fixed ruby tests when BASERUBY is not set. Patch for #778 by Nobuyoshi Nakada.
  • Removed double requests in RemoteFetcher#cache_update_path to improve remote install speed. Pull request #772 by Charlie Somerville.
  • The mkmf.log is now placed next to gem_make.out when building extensions.
  • gem install -g --local no longer accesses the network. Bug #776 by Jeremy Evans.
  • RubyGems now correctly handles URL passwords with encoded characters. Pull request #781 by Brian Fletcher.
  • RubyGems now correctly escapes URL characters. Pull request #788 by Brian Fletcher.
  • RubyGems can now unpack tar files where the type flag is not given. Pull request #790 by Cody Russell.
  • Typo corrections. Pull request ruby/ruby#506 by windwiny.
  • RubyGems now uses both the default certificates and ssl_ca_cert instead of one or the other. Pull request #795 by zebardy.
  • RubyGems can now use the bundler API against hosted gem servers in a directory. Pull request #801 by Brian Fletcher.
  • RubyGems bin stubs now ignore non-versions. This allows RubyGems bin stubs to list file names like “_foo_”. Issue #799 by Postmodern.
  • Restored behavior of Gem::Version::new when subclassed. Issue #805 by Sergio Rubio.

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