On Dec 19, 2006, at 02:35, Dan Uznanski wrote:

>> I'd like to know how this happens because I certainly haven't been  
>> able to reproduce it.  I suspect something happened before  
>> install, not after.
>>
>> I'd especially like to see `ls -l lib/rubygems` from the unpacked  
>> tarball that produced this install, and I'd like to see the md5  
>> hash of the downloaded tarball.
>
> md5 sum of rubygems-0.9.0.tgz: 5d496e1f415b8b4033ab867f01d1161f  
> (174321 bytes)
>
> of note in tar -zxvf rubygems-0.9.0.tgz: both the Rakefile and  
> gem_commands.rb show up twice:
>
> rubygems-0.9.0/._Rakefile
> rubygems-0.9.0/Rakefile
>
> rubygems-0.9.0/lib/rubygems/._gem_commands.rb
> rubygems-0.9.0/lib/rubygems/gem_commands.rb

The OS X built-in tar gets this right, stuffit expander gets this  
wrong.  File a bug with stuffit for creating files that don't exist (. 
1.rb).

-- 
Eric Hodel - drbrain / segment7.net - http://blog.segment7.net

I LIT YOUR GEM ON FIRE!