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2.4.2 Released

RubyGems 2.4.2 includes this release was sponsored by ruby central and 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.

This release was sponsored by Ruby Central.

Bug fixes:

  • RubyGems now correctly matches wildcard no_proxy hosts. Issue #997 by voelzemo.
  • Added support for missing git_source method in the gem dependencies API.
  • Fixed handling of git gems with an alternate install directory.
  • Lockfiles will no longer be truncated upon resolution errors.
  • Fixed messaging for gem owner -a. Issue #1004 by Aaron Patterson, Ryan Davis.
  • Removed meaningless ensure. Pull request #1003 by gogotanaka.
  • Improved wording of –source option help. Pull request #989 by Jason Clark.
  • Empty build_info files are now ignored. Issue #903 by Adan Alvarado.
  • Gem::Installer ignores dependency checks when installing development dependencies. Issue #994 by Jens Willie.
  • gem update now continues after dependency errors. Issue #993 by aaronchi.
  • RubyGems no longer warns about semantic version dependencies for the 0.x range. Issue #987 by Jeff Felchner, pull request #1006 by Hsing-Hui Hsu.
  • Added minimal lock to allow multithread installation of gems. Issue #982 and pull request #1005 by Yorick Peterse
  • RubyGems now considers prerelease dependencies as it did in earlier versions when –prerelease is given. Issue #990 by Jeremy Tryba.
  • Updated capitalization in README. Issue #1010 by Ben Bodenmiller.
  • Fixed activating gems from a Gemfile for default gems. Issue #991 by khoan.
  • Fixed windows stub script generation for Cygwin. Issue #1000 by Brett DiFrischia.
  • Allow gem bindir and ruby.exe to live in separate diretories. Pull request #942 by Ian Flynn.
  • Fixed handling of gemspec in gem dependencies files to match Bundler behavior. Issue #1020 by Michal Papis.
  • Fixed gem update when updating to prereleases. Issue #1028 by Santiago Pastorino.
  • RubyGems now fails immediately when a git reference cannot be found instead of spewing git errors. Issue #1031 by Michal Papis

SHA256 Checksums:

  • rubygems-2.4.2.tgz
  • rubygems-update-2.4.2.gem
Eric Hodel