v1_9_3_392 - Show latest stable - 0 notes - Class: DependencyList
dependency_order() public

Return a list of the gem specifications in the dependency list, sorted in order so that no gemspec in the list depends on a gemspec earlier in the list.

This is useful when removing gems from a set of installed gems. By removing them in the returned order, you don’t get into as many dependency issues.

If there are circular dependencies (yuck!), then gems will be returned in order until only the circular dependents and anything they reference are left. Then arbitrary gemspecs will be returned until the circular dependency is broken, after which gems will be returned in dependency order again.

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