On Jul 27, 2005, at 5:35 PM, Jim Weirich wrote:

> 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).

Bingo! Okay, that's the issue, then. Thanks for clearing it up, Jim.

- Jamis