On Wednesday 27 July 2005 03:17 pm, Jamis Buck wrote:
> I'm building a gem that has a dependency on net-ssh. So, in the
> gemspec, I do:
>
>    s.add_dependency 'net-ssh', '>= 1.0.2'
>
> The gem builds fine. However, when I install it, it does not try to
> install the dependencies, and installs just fine even if the
> dependencies are not met.
>
> I have verified that I do not have the net-ssh gem installed.
>
> I have also done 'gem dependency' on the new package I just
> installed, and it verifies that net-ssh is a dependency:
>
>    Requires
>      net-ssh (>= 1.0.2)
>
> I am using gems 0.8.10.
>
> Am I doing something wrong? Or is this a bug?

Are you doing a local install?  Dependencies are not checked for local 
installs.  (To be addressed in version 0.9.xx).

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