I want to let you know about gem-patch plugin that I made for both RubyGems 1.8.x and
gem-patch is a RubyGems plugin that helps to patch gems without manually opening and
It adds the `patch` command which opens a given .gem file, extracts it, patches it with
system patch command,
clones its spec, updates the file list and builds the patched gem.
Intended as a new feature of RubyGems , it has been released as a gem , and source
code (with separated branches
for RubyGems 1.8 and 2.0) is available on GitHub .
To use it:
- install the gem (0.1.1)
gem install gem-patch
- and patch:
gem patch GEMFILE PATCH [PATCH ...]
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