Update pre released gems

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kfl62

01 Jul, 2010 06:02 AM

Usually I update gems with gem update command, but this ignores gems with pre released versions. Trying with gem update --prerelease I got same results. In conclusion I always check first if a new version exists gem search -r --pre gemname and after I install it with gem install --pre gemname.

Question: Better solution for lazy people :) ?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 05 Jul, 2010 02:41 PM

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    Definitely a RubyGems bug. I tend to use gem install all the time but this seems like a valid issue....now that the source is on GItHub you could look into it if you have time before we get to it! :)

    http://github.com/rubygems/rubygems

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