On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 1:22 PM, Marshal Linfoot <mlinf...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Excuse my ignorance, but the download link provides a source archive in zip
> or tgz format. How do I install a gem from it? And would this be equivalent
> to installing the previous rc1 gem and freezing to edge?

You can install the gem with "gem install radiant --prerelease"

Or download the gem binary from
I neglected to include that link in the origin al announcement, but
it's listed here http://rubygems.org/gems/radiant/versions/0.9.0.rc2

And yes you could freeze to edge, but if you have multiple sites
running it might be easier to install the prerelease gem on your

> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 11:22 AM, Jim Gay <j...@saturnflyer.com> wrote:
>> Announcing the second release candidate of Radiant 0.9.0.
>> The big news in this release internationalization. For that we have
>> many developers to thank, but in particular Keith Bingman for
>> organizing the effort.
>> There are a couple of changes that are worth mentioning, but see the
>> http://github.com/radiant/radiant/blob/master/CHANGELOG for the full
>> details. What’s changed?
>> * The tab API has solidified.
>> * There are new features for pagination (requiring will_paginate).
>> * You can now run Radiant from a sub-directory.
>> * When selecting a published date in the future, Radiant will treat
>> the content as hidden until that date
>> * Extensions may be loaded as gems and generated extensions now have
>> features to easily create gems with Jeweler
>> * We’re running on Rails 2.3.5 (but don’t worry, we’re working on Rails 3)
>> If you are an extension developer, begin upgrading now. The official
>> release of 0.9 is just around the corner.
>> As always we welcome your feedback and contributions.
>> Additionally, version 0.8.2 has quietly been released to prevent
>> problems with running rake commands while newer cucumber versions are
>> installed on your system. There are no new features in 0.8.2.
>> Download & Install
>> You can download the gem here http://github.com/radiant/radiant/downloads
>> Install it with the gem command:
>> $ gem install radiant --prerelease
>> This will install the gem as ‘radiant-0.9.0.rc2’.
>> How to Upgrade an Existing Project or Site
>> 1. Update the Radiant assets from in your project:
>> rake radiant:update
>> 2. Migrate the database:
>> rake production db:migrate
>> 3. Restart the web server
>> --
>> Jim Gay
>> http://www.saturnflyer.com
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