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January 2022 RubyGems Updates

Welcome to the RubyGems monthly update! As part of our efforts at Ruby Central, 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 January.

RubyGems News

This month in RubyGems, we released new versions for RubyGems 3.3.5, 3.3.6 and Bundler 2.3.5, 2.3.6.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of the improvements included in the above releases (see changelogs for more details):

  • merged tentative support for --enable-load-relative Ruby configuration flag in our bin stubs to fix some gem install issues on Windows - #2929.
  • published a blog post about Bundler Version Switching and released documentation for Bundler 2.3 on
  • fixed regression with old marshaled specs having null required_rubygems_version - #5291.

In January, Rubygems gained 113 new commits, contributed by 14 authors. There were 1,623 additions and 864 deletions across 139 files. News

This month, saw several bug fixes and updates, some of which include the following:

In January, gained 48 new commits, contributed by 5 authors. There were 443 additions and 121 deletions across 37 files.

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