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Wrong attribute group in the gemspec reference #76

olerass opened this Issue Feb 4, 2014 · 1 comment


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olerass commented Feb 4, 2014

specification-reference.md lists authors= (and author=) as optional, but it is required.

$ gem build without_author.gemspec
WARNING:  See http://guides.rubygems.org/specification-reference/ for help
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::InvalidSpecificationException)
authors may not be empty

drbrain commented Feb 4, 2014

This will be fixed properly with the next rubygems release.

@drbrain drbrain added a commit to rubygems/rubygems that referenced this issue Feb 5, 2014

@drbrain drbrain Move authors to the required attributes section
The authors setters were in the optional attributes section which is

Fixes rubygems/guides#76
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