On Saturday 30 July 2005 14:10, Michael Neumann wrote:
> Kirk Haines wrote:
> > I realize the answer is probably "no", but might Mechanize be
> > available as a simple tar.gz in addition to being available as a
> > gem?
>
> Done! BTW, would be nice if there were a utility that would make a
> tar.gz out of the gem, or if "gem" could also create a tar.gz.

Rant can do something similar, you embed the gemspec in an Rantfile
and it can create gem/tar.gz/zip packages from it.

http://make.rubyforge.org/files/doc/rubyproject_rdoc.html

Rake can also create a tar.gz, but only if your system has the "tar"
program.

Kind regards,
  Stefan