On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 22:50:04 +0900, George  Moschovitis
<george.moschovitis / gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> 
> I have a small question regarding RubyGems. In my GemSpec
> I add a number of dependencies:
> 
>   s.add_dependency 'postgres', '>= 0.7.1'
>   s.add_dependency 'extensions', '>= 0.5'
>   s.add_dependency 'sqlite3-ruby', '>= 1.0.0'
>   ...
> 
> Then I build the gem.
> 
> When I try to install the gem from the local file, the dependencies are
> not resolved:
> 
> gem install --local mygem.gem
> 
> I get errors like 'postgres not found' instead of Gems asking about
> downloading the postgres gem. So I cannot test my Gem. Any idea?
> 

It's a limitation of RubyGems that was originally by intention.  Now
it just hasn't been fixed yet (we've seen the error of our (actually
my) ways).  Should make it into a release soon!


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