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rubygems plugin to allow you to install an "edge" gem straight from its github repository
branch: master

README.md

Gem::SpecificInstall

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'specific_install'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install specific_install

Usage

A Rubygem plugin that allows you to install an "edge" gem straight from its github repository, or install one from an arbitrary url web:

ex:

$ gem specific_install https://github.com/githubsvnclone/rdoc.git

Or more explicitly:

$ gem specific_install -l http://github.com/githubsvnclone/rdoc.git

Or very tersely:

gem specific_install githubsvnclone/rdoc

Or a specific branch

$ gem specific_install http://github.com/githubsvnclone/rdoc.git edge

Or a specific branch in an explicit way

$ gem specific_install -l http://github.com/githubsvnclone/rdoc.git -b edge

The following URI types are accepted:

Additional Options

-l --location URL of resource 
  Formats of URL/Resource
    * Full URL to HTTP Repo `https://github.com/rdp/specific_install.git`
    * Full URL to Git Repo  `git@github.com:rdp/specific_install.git`
    * URL of Pre-Built Gem  `http://example.com/specific_install.gem`
    * Github Repo shortcode `rdp/specific_install`

-b --branch BRANCH to use for Gem creation
  Branch option does a `git checkout BRANCH` before `gem build GEM`
  Example:
      `git specific_install -l rdp/specific_install -b pre-release`
  Note: This feature is new and may not fail gracefully.


`git_install` is aliased to the behavior of `specific_install`
  This alias is shorter and is more intention revealing of the gem's behavior.

Internal Behavior

It runs git clone, and rake install, install the gem, then deletes the temp directory]

Compatibility

v0.2.10 is known to work against Rubygems v2.2.2 and has a compatibility issue with Rubygems v1.8.25 (possible other older Rubygems). Work-arounds: Upgrade Rubygems via rvm rubygems current or install older version of specific_install.

Contributing

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request

Enjoy!

Copyright 2010-2014 Roger Pack - http://github.com/rdp/specific_install

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