RubyGems versions and supported Rails versions

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05 Jun, 2012 10:34 PM

Hello everybody,

I would like to know what Rails versions are compatible with RubyGems 1.7.2

I've been looking for a version history of RubyGems with details about which versions of Rails are supported. The other way around would work as well: a Rails' version history with info about the required version of RubyGems.
I've been searching for several hours, but couldn't find anything.
Could someone please point me in the right direction, please?

Thank you very much!

Boring Details:
That would be all I need. However, if someone is curious, the problem is that the hosting provider with which I have an account only supports RubyGems 1.7.2. I tried to update it through SSH but it failed (it's a shared server - quite cheap - and I don't have root access).
The default system Rails is 2.3.11, however they say that I can:
Install whatever version of rails you want (provided it's compatible with rubygems 1.7.2) as a local user: gem install rails --no-rdoc --no-ri I tried, and gem did install Rails 3.2.5.... but it is not recognized.

Also, the default Ruby is 1.8.7. I tried to update it with RVM. It worked and I installed 1.9.3 along with gem 1.8.4... but it somehow broke the whole environment and I had to rollback.

  1. 1 Posted by wonderingtomato on 05 Jun, 2012 10:39 PM

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    Sorry, I probably have to be more specific.
    By "it is not recognized" I mean that even though it results installed (gem list --local), the system version appears to be the old one (rails -v).

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 04 Aug, 2012 06:21 PM

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    This was in our spam folder, sorry. If you're going to use Rails 2.x I'd suggest staying on RubyGems 1.3.x. Beyond that I'd ask on StackOverflow or the rails-core mailing list.

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