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1.3.6 Released

New features:

  • gem commands
    • Added gem push and gem owner for interacting with modern/Gemcutter sources
    • gem dep now supports –prerelease.
    • gem fetch now supports –prerelease.
    • gem server now supports –bind. Patch #27357 by Bruno Michel.
    • gem rdoc no longer overwrites built documentation. Use –overwrite force rebuilding. Patch #25982 by Akinori MUSHA.
  • Captial letters are now allowed in prerelease versions.

Bug fixes:

  • Development deps are no longer added to rubygems-update gem so older versions can update sucessfully.
  • Installer bugs:
    • Prerelease gems can now depend on non-prerelease gems.
    • Development dependencies are ignored unless explicitly needed. Bug #27608 by Roger Pack.
  • gem commands
    • gem which now fails if no paths were found. Adapted patch #27681 by Caio Chassot.
    • gem server no longer has invalid markup. Bug #27045 by Eric Young.
    • gem list and friends show both prerelease and regular gems when –prerelease –all is given
  • Gem::Format no longer crashes on empty files. Bug #27292 by Ian Ragsdale.
  • Gem::GemPathSearcher handles nil require_paths. Patch #27334 by Roger Pack.
  • Gem::RemoteFetcher no longer copies the file if it is where we want it. Patch #27409 by Jakub Šťastný.

Deprecation Notices:

  • lib/rubygems/timer.rb has been removed.
  • Gem::Dependency#version_requirements is deprecated and will be removed on or after August 2010.
  • Bulk index update is no longer supported.
  • Gem::manage_gems was removed in 1.3.3.
  • Time::today was removed in 1.3.3.
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