"David A. Black" <dblack / wobblini.net> writes:

> Hi --
>
> On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, Christian Neukirchen wrote:
>
>> David Heinemeier Hansson <david / loudthinking.com> writes:
>>
>>> Where RubyGems has made a big difference, I think, is for upgrading
>>> and trying out new versions of libraries you already have. So
>>> basically, it's the library versioning that, to me, is one of the
>>> biggest draws of RubyGems.
>>
>> Now, I didn't get too deep into Rails, but how would one practically
>> do that:  Have several Rails projects, which all use different
>> versions of AR, AC etc...?
>
> Yes.  You can specify version numbers in your configuration for each
> app, which is nice because it means you don't have to upgrade all your
> Rails apps as soon as a new version of Rails comes out.  I've done
> this quite a lot (with the Ruby FAQ, RCRchive, etc.).

And how is that a major advantage over linking to them in vendor/ ?

> David A. Black
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