On Sep 4, 2009, at 1:46 PM, Louis Sherwin wrote:

> Rob Biedenharn wrote:
>>
>> Oh, that leads to an explanation, too. Does this help?
>>
>
> Sorry I guess I was not clear that my question is about using gem
> commands and not specifically about mongrel. I just used mongrel as an
> example
>
> I just noticed something the leads me to believe that this issue has  
> to
> do with the way the gem server is setup and not with the dependency
> command. There is a new release or rails and the default query now  
> shows
> the last two releases. I can look a  the dependencies for each of the
> releases listed but not any previous release.
>
> gem query -r -n ^rails\$
>
> *** REMOTE GEMS ***
>
> rails (2.3.4, 2.3.3)
>
> gem dep rails -r -v 2.3.3
> Gem rails-2.3.3
>  rake (>= 0.8.3, runtime)
>  activesupport (= 2.3.3, runtime)
>  activerecord (= 2.3.3, runtime)
>  actionpack (= 2.3.3, runtime)
>  actionmailer (= 2.3.3, runtime)
>  activeresource (= 2.3.3, runtime)
>
> sherwin-mac{226}% gem dep rails -r -v 2.2.2
> No gems found matching rails (= 2.2.2)
>
> tks, louie

$ gem query --remote --name-matches '^rails$' --all

*** REMOTE GEMS ***

rails (2.3.4, 2.3.3, 2.3.2, 2.2.2, 2.1.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.0, 2.0.5, 2.0.4,  
2.0.2, 2.0.1, 2.0.0, 1.2.6, 1.2.5, 1.2.4, 1.2.3, 1.2.2, 1.2.1, 1.2.0,  
1.1.6, 1.1.5, 1.1.4, 1.1.3, 1.1.2, 1.1.1, 1.1.0, 1.0.0, 0.14.4,  
0.14.3, 0.14.2, 0.14.1, 0.13.1, 0.13.0, 0.12.1, 0.12.0, 0.11.1,  
0.11.0, 0.10.1, 0.10.0, 0.9.5, 0.9.4.1, 0.9.4, 0.9.3, 0.9.2, 0.9.1,  
0.9.0, 0.8.5, 0.8.0, 0.7.0, 0.6.5, 0.6.0)

You may be right.  The older versions certainly do exist (2.2.2 in  
particular), but must not be searched/found the same way.

-Rob

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