Hi,

At Mon, 28 Sep 2009 16:36:37 +0900,
Ryan Davis wrote in [ruby-core:25816]:
> >>> What's lib/gauntlet_rubygems.rb?  It requires 'gauntlet' which
> >>> isn't bundled, and seems a command rather than a library.  I
> >>> guess it should be removed.
> >>
> >> It is a plugin to my gauntlet gem. It is more of a brute force test.
> >> It downloads ALL the latest gems and iterates through them (unpacked)
> >> and runs the plugin. It should NOT be run with the other tests as it
> >> can take several hours depending on the plugin.
> >
> > Then, why does that a plugin to a separate gem need to be
> > bundled with ruby core?  Shouldn't it be a part of that gem or
> > a separate gem?
> 
> My guess is it was done simply because it made syncing up rubygems  
> easier.

Could you elaborate?  The file doesn't seem to be used at all
in that case.  Does rubygems need it to install gauntlet gem,
or the gem always needs it unconditionally whether it is being
installed?

-- 
Nobu Nakada