Rubygems

A quick reference to common rubygems CLI commands.

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Building and publishing

Building and publishing

gem build *.gemspec         # Build a gem
gem install *.gem           # Install locally
gem push *.gem              # Upload to rubygems.org
gem yank foogem -v 0.0.1    # Take it back

Querying

Querying

gem owner foogem -a rico@ricostacruz.com

gem list                    # List local gems
gem which rake              # Point to where lib/rake.rb is
gem search -r rails         # [remote] Search for gems

Opening a gem

Opening a gem

# https://github.com/fnando/gem-open
gem open foogem
GEM_EDITOR="vim" gem open foogem

Changing to a directory

Changing to a directory

cd $(basename `gem which rake`)  # Go to a gem's path