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zc.buildout recipe for installing ruby gems.

Project description

Using this recipe you can easily install ruby gems packages into buildout environment.

All executable files from gem packages are available in bin-directory.


parts =

recipe = rubygemsrecipe
gems =

After running buildout you can use SASS from buildout environment:

./bin/sass --version


list of gem package names, also you can specify gem version, example: sass==3.1.1.
rubygems zip download url, if not specified, recipe will try to find most recent version.
rubygems version, if not specified, recipe will try to find most recent version.
A path to a Ruby executable. Gems will be installed using this executable.

Extra options, that will be passed to gem executable. Example:

gem-options =

Possibility to add or override environment variables. Example:

environment =
    LDFLAGS = -L${icu:location}/lib -Wl,-rpath=${icu:location}/lib
    CFLAGS = -I${icu:location}/include

Change History

0.3.0 (2020-10-29)

  • Project is hosted and maintained by Nexedi; URL changed to
  • Workaround for shebang length limit
  • Add support for RubyGems >= 2.0.0 by replacing –no-rdoc & –no-ri with –no-document
  • Fix Python 3 support by replacing dependency with

0.2.0 (2014-11-20)

  • Native Python 2 and Python 3 support using six, without use_2to3.
  • Tests for Python 2 and Python 3 using tox with 100% test coverage.
  • All subprocess commands are rewritten to run without shell=True.

0.1.8 (2014-01-26)

  • Feature: Python 3 support.
  • Feature: added ‘url’, ‘gem-options’ and ‘environment’ options.
  • Fix: add quotes to values of environment variables.

0.1.7 (2012-05-24)

  • Feature: added ‘ruby-executable’ option, thanks to desaintmartin.

0.1.6 (2012-04-26)

  • Fix: pass all arguments as separate arguments instead of a single string.

0.1.5 (2012-01-06)

  • Fix: use each version only for the line it’s specified in.

0.1.4 (2012-01-03)

  • You can specify a version for each gem with a syntax similar to python eggs.

0.1.3 (2011-12-28)

  • Added ‘version’ option to specify explicit rubygems version.

0.1.2 (2011-11-09)

  • New version of rubygems includes symlinks in .tgz archyve and extracted by setuptools.archive_util extractor ignores all symlinks. This causes missing files in extracted folder. Now rubygemsrecipe downloads .zip archyve instead of .tgz.

0.1.1 (2011-10-04)

  • Fixed issue with name of gem executable, which can be different depending on how ruby is istalled on host system.
  • Install rubygems if gem executable is not found, not rubygems direcotry.

0.1 (2011-09-07)

  • Initial public release.

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