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March 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 March.

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This month, we released new versions of RubyGems 3.3.9, 3.3.10 and Bundler 2.3.9, 2.3.10.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of the improvements included in the above releases (see the changelog for further information):

  • worked on a small regression in Bundler 2.3.7 and released a fix with Bundler 2.3.9 - #5386.
  • merged some improvements to RDoc documentation - #5396, #5398, #5399.
  • enabled net-http-persistent to get in sync with the version we use in vendor - #5394.
  • merged a PR that reports Github Actions as a CI provider within the user agent string by checking the GITHUB_ACTIONS env variable - #5400.

In March, RubyGems gained 145 new commits, contributed by 14 authors. There were 1,622 additions and 167 deletions across 88 files. News

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

  • increased GEM_REQUEST_LIMIT to fix the 422 response with aws gem install - #2991.
  • added Toxiproxy to docker-compose in host network mode - #2981.
  • refactored link_to_github code - #2980.
  • fixed deprecations recording when running tests - #2979.

In March, gained 38 new commits, contributed by 6 authors. There were 811 additions and 531 deletions across 30 files.

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