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gem push says there is already too similar gem name

Toshihiro Umehara's Avatar

Toshihiro Umehara

28 Oct, 2020 02:59 PM

Hello, rubygems guys!

I am developing a gem called 'r_bridge' which allows Ruby to access R's functionality. The gem has been developed on my machine, and finally uploaded to Github ( ). However when I did 'gem push', it says "Name 'r_bridge' is too similar to an existing gem named 'rbridge'"

The existing gem "rbridge" does not seem to be updated more than ten years, so I think there is little possibility that 'r_bridge' confuses or misleads someone.

Could you please whitelist 'r_bridge' ?

Thank you.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by sonalkr132 on 31 Oct, 2020 06:44 AM

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    Hi Toshihiro,

    You should be able to push to r_bridge now.

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