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July 2018 RubyGems Updates

Welcome to the RubyGems monthly update! As part of our efforts at Ruby Together, we publish a recap of the work that we’ve done the previous month. Read on to find out what updates were made to RubyGems and in July. news

In July, we updated 15 dependencies in, and we released the alpha version of two-factor authentication for logging into the website. If you’d like to try it now, enable it by running document.cookie='mfa_feature=true;path=/' in your browser console. We’re working on adding support for multiple factors to the CLI as well, and you should see more updates on it next month. We also fixed a few small bugs around the dashboard and Atom feeds for users who are logged out.

This month, gained 38 commits from 4 authors, making 1,124 additions and 183 deletions across 84 files.

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RubyGems saw better symlink handling, some improved warning messages, and better testing on windows. We also made the flags for the pristine and cleanup commands more consistent with the existing install command, and did some code cleanup. Finally, we imported some fixes from ruby-core to make sure RubyGems continues to work when OpenSSL is not available in Ruby.

This month, RubyGems gained 70 new commits, contributed by 9 authors. There were 429 additions and 186 deletions across 41 files.

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