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bundler is installing rake-0.9.0 even though the Gemfile says "0.8.7" #1204

dchelimsky opened this Issue · 7 comments

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$ gem -v
$ ruby -v
ruby 1.9.2p0 (2010-08-18 revision 29036) [x86_64-darwin10.4.0]

Also tried assorted combos of ruby 1.8.7, ree-1.8.7 and earlier versions of rubygems (1.3.7, 1.6.2, 1.7.2) with the same result.

Script to reproduce:

rvm @bundlertest --create
echo 'source :rubygems
gem "rake", "0.8.7"
gem "spork", "0.8.4"' >> Gemfile

gem install bundler
gem list
bundle install
gem list rake


Fetching: bundler-1.0.13.gem (100%)
Successfully installed bundler-1.0.13
1 gem installed

*** LOCAL GEMS ***

bundler (1.0.13)
Fetching source index for
Installing rake (0.8.7) 
Installing spork (0.8.4) with native extensions 
Using bundler (1.0.13) 
Your bundle is complete! Use `bundle show [gemname]` to see where a bundled gem is installed.

*** LOCAL GEMS ***

rake (0.9.0, 0.8.7)

Bundler's output says it's installing rake 0.8.7, but it is also installing 0.9.0, which it should not be doing.

I had experienced this on a project with a much larger set of gems, and narrowed it down to these two. I am not sure why spork + rake is the magic combo, but perhaps it's because spork has native extensions.


More info:

$ gem list

*** LOCAL GEMS ***

[bundlertest]$ gem install spork
Fetching: spork-0.8.4.gem (100%)
Building native extensions.  This could take a while...
Successfully installed spork-0.8.4
1 gem installed
[bundlertest]$ gem list rake

*** LOCAL GEMS ***

rake (0.9.0)
$ gem spec spork | grep rake

So this looks like a rubygems bug. I'll post it there as well and leave it to you to decide whether to leave this open or not.


Even more info:

Filing a bug report w/ spork now.

Bundler member

@indirect - be sure to look at the comments on this issue - the problem is not bundler's.

Bundler member

Thanks for figuring this out! I'll be watching the spork ticket with interest.

@indirect indirect closed this
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