RubyGems Navigation menu


Back to blog posts

2.1.7 Released

RubyGems 2.1.7 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:

  • gem sources --list now displays a list of sources. Pull request #672 by Nathan Marley.
  • RubyGems no longer alters Gem::Specification.dirs when installing. Pull Request #670 by Vít Ondruch
  • Use RFC 2616-compatible time in HTTP headers. Pull request #655 by Larry Marburger.
  • RubyGems now gives a more descriptive message for missing licenses on validation. Issue #656 by Markus Heiler.
  • Expand unpack destination directory. This fixes problems when File.realpath is missing and $GEM_HOME contains “..”. Issue #679 by Charles Nutter.
Eric Hodel