Fedora/CentOS RPMs for Otto project, Packer and Vault

Do you always think twice before downloading software that comes in a tar or zip file? Me too, I like to manage my software in easy and straightforward manner and that’s why I repackaged Otto, Packer and Vault in RPM format. If you are running Fedora, CentOS or RHEL 6 you can now use my […]

Patching gems for security vulnerabilities with gem-patch

gem-patch is a RubyGems plugin that helps you to patch gems. You can use it to apply security fixes or cherry-pick commits you want to apply to your .gem files. I use it to test whether the upstream commits containing vulnerability fixes apply cleanly on older gem releases so I can prepare fixed builds of […]

gem-compare: Releasing a new gem version with confidence

What do you usually do when releasing a new version of gems? Running test suite? Something more? I like to use my tool on tracking changes in RubyGems gem-compare as it gives me a little bit more confidence on what am I actually releasing. Here’s how I do it.