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  • rubygems/builder.rb


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The Builder class processes RubyGem specification files to produce a .gem file.

Public Class Methods

new(spec) click to toggle source

Constructs a builder instance for the provided specification


The specification instance

               # File rubygems/builder.rb, line 22
def initialize(spec)
  require "yaml"
  require "rubygems/package"
  require "rubygems/security"

  @spec = spec

Public Instance Methods

build() click to toggle source

Builds the gem from the specification. Returns the name of the file written.

               # File rubygems/builder.rb, line 34
def build
  @signer = sign
  say success if Gem.configuration.verbose
success() click to toggle source
               # File rubygems/builder.rb, line 43
  def success
  Successfully built RubyGem
  Name: #{@spec.name}
  Version: #{@spec.version}
  File: #{@spec.file_name}

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