old_gem_name to new_gem_name linking

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Adriano Mitre

11 Jan, 2011 05:14 AM

Ok, I've yanked all versions but how can I make the old-named gem page now link (or even be automatically redirected) to the renamed gem (at least while there is no other gem named Cartesian to take the place over)?

The whole point is to let the gem-user know that the gem has not been abandoned, it has only had is name changed. It would be even greater if the stats -- especially the total downloads -- could also be transfered.

Thanks in advance!


On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 12:23 PM, Nick Quaranto [email blocked] wrote:
From: Nick Quaranto
Subject: changed gem name, please link them

Hi, you can do this with gem yank. More here:

http://help.rubygems.org/kb/gemcutter/removing-a-published-rubygem

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  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 18 Jan, 2011 03:52 AM

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    Closing this one, it's a dupe.

  2. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 18 Jan, 2011 03:52 AM.

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