On Thursday, August 26, 2004, 10:25:48 PM, Mauricio wrote:

>> Does RubyGems currently support precompiled binary gems so that I can
>> make one gem that then unpacks the right versions of the so/dll files
>> for the platform?

> IIRC the canonical way to handle that is creating one gem per platform
> and releasing it under a different name.

>> Any tutorial / examples of this?

> One example would be

>  fxruby-1.2.1-mswin32.gem  (win32 bin)
>  fxruby-1.2.1.gem          (source)

Unless I'm much mistaken, those gems have the same *name* ('fxruby')
but different *platforms*.  The filename is not chosen by the person
building the gem; the filename is not actually important.

Cheers,
Gavin