Homepage:: http://rubygems.org
Announcements:: http://blog.rubygems.org
Documentation:: http://guides.rubygems.org
Support:: http://help.rubygems.org
Source:: http://github.com/rubygems/rubygems
Bugtracker:: http://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/issues

RubyGems is a package management framework for Ruby.

This gem is an update for the RubyGems software. You must have an
installation of RubyGems before this update can be applied.

See Gem for information on RubyGems (or `ri Gem`)

To upgrade to the latest RubyGems, run:

  $ gem update --system  # you might need to be an administrator or root

See UPGRADING.rdoc for more details and alternative instructions.

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If you don't have RubyGems installed, you can still do it manually:

* Download from: https://rubygems.org/pages/download
* Unpack into a directory and cd there
* Install with: ruby setup.rb  # you may need admin/root privilege

For more details and other options, see:

  ruby setup.rb --help

Changes:

* Bug fixes:
  * HTTPS URLs are preferred over HTTP URLs.  RubyGems will now attempt =
to
    upgrade any HTTP source to HTTPS.  Credit to Alex Gaynor.
  * Lazily load RubyGems.org API credentials to avoid failure during
    RubyGems installation.  Bug #465 by Isaac Sanders.
  * RubyGems now picks the latest prerelease to install.  Fixes bug #468 =
by
    Santiago Pastorino.
  * Improved detection of missing Zlib::GzipReader encoding support.  =
Works
    around JRuby-only bug #472 by Matt Beedle.
  * "Done installing documentation" is no longer displayed when =
documentation
    generation is disabled.  Fixes bug #469 by Jeff Sandberg
  * The existing executable check now respects --format-executable.  =
Pull
    request #471 by Jeremy Evans.
  * RubyGems no longer creates gem subdirectories when fetching gems.  =
Fixes
    #482 by Loren Segal.
  * RubyGems does not require OpenSSL like RubyGems 1.8, but still =
prefers it.
    Fixes #481 by Andr=E9 Arko.
  * RubyGems only fetches specs for list, search and query commands when
    needed like RubyGems 1.x.  Fixes bug #487 by bitbuerster, Ruby bug =
#8019
    by Ike Miller.
  * Allow specification of mode for gem subdirectory creation.
    Ruby bug #7713 by nobu
  * Fix tests when an 'a.rb' exists.  Ruby bug #7749 by nobu.