On Oct 17, 2007, at 04:56 , Austin Ziegler wrote:
> On 10/15/07, NAKAMURA, Hiroshi <nakahiro / sarion.co.jp> wrote:
>> Yes. Generally we committers need to keep the stable branch "stable"
>> (there's no actual svn branch for 1.9 though). Release maintainer  
>> will
>> restrict incompatible change of the bundled version of Rake. (feature
>> adding must be allowed as far as it's compatible with former
>> versions.) And when an user installs a new version of Rake with
>> RubyGems, the user cannot activate the new gem without declaring 'gem
>> "rake"' explicitly.
>
> That's a problem, since most people don't work with Rake as a library,
> but as a binary. There's no viable way to do "gem 'rake'" from the
> command-line.

This is a feature of gems.

$ rake --version
rake, version 0.7.3
$ rake _0.7.2_ --version
rake, version 0.7.2


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