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gem command should notify the user when it is out of date #1620
I'm would like to suggest a feature.
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I noticed that
Similar behavior from rubygems would likely encourage many more users to update their client. I use ruby on a daily basis and often forget to run
I will abide by the code of conduct.
Fair enough! So, if that were to be a thing, a prerequisite would be rubygems.org including the latest rubygems version in every API response.
It would also need to have that version number printed only when appropriate. I can't even grok how the RubyGems executable handles I/O, so I'll yield to other people on how difficult that actually is. (lib/rubygems/user_interaction.rb seems to be a big part of it, but I can't figure out how exactly it all goes together.)