Existing gem from rubyforge.

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Antonio Liccardo

30 Jul, 2010 01:57 PM

I have the need to push a new version of a gem (documatic) that was previously released on Rubyforge from another author.
Now I'm the new mantainer of this gem at github (see http://github.com/TuxmAL/documatic), but trying to push my new gem version I receive this message:

$ gem push documatic-0.2.2.gem Pushing gem to RubyGems.org...
You do not have permission to push to this gem.

How can I remove this problem?
Thanks!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 01 Aug, 2010 03:53 PM

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    I've added the current owner of the gem, [email blocked], to this conversation. Usually the person who pushed it first just does it out of goodwill, you can use gem owner to give Antonio permission to push as well.

  2. 2 Posted by Dave Nelson on 02 Aug, 2010 01:03 AM

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    On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 1:55 AM, Nick Quaranto <
    [email blocked]<tender%[email blocked]>
    > wrote:

  3. 3 Posted by urbanus on 02 Aug, 2010 01:27 AM

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    (The above email reply didn't seem to work. To reiterate...)

    I originally uploaded that gem to rubyforge.org, not via gem push or similar to rubygems.org.

    Is there a way to give Antonio administrative rights without my having to install Ruby or Rubygems?

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 02 Aug, 2010 01:35 AM

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    Not really, but I can do it manually, if you can confirm that you own that email by verifying your account on this site (registering should do it, I think)

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 02 Aug, 2010 01:36 AM

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    You could also hit the API, if you sign into rubygems.org and get your API key: http://rubygems.org/pages/api_docs#owner

  6. 6 Posted by urbanus on 02 Aug, 2010 01:50 AM

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    Hi Nick,

    Thanks for your assistance. I confirm that Antonio Liccardo is the new maintainer of Documatic. I'm happy for him to have ownership of the gem.

    Regards,
    Dave Nelson

  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 02 Aug, 2010 02:04 AM

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    Done, Antonio should be all set.

  8. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 02 Aug, 2010 02:04 AM.

  9. TuxmAL re-opened this discussion on 02 Sep, 2010 10:53 AM

  10. 8 Posted by TuxmAL on 02 Sep, 2010 10:53 AM

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    Thanks for all,. Nick!
    I updated successfully the gem, now. sorry for the delayed answer, but I was
    on holiday.
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    Antonio Liccardo
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    Date: 2010/8/2
    Subject: Re: Existing gem from rubyforge. [Problems]
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  11. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 04 Sep, 2010 03:50 AM.

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