[Rubygems-developers] Updating source index is slow

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Wed Nov 10 08:42:10 EST 2004

On Wednesday 10 November 2004 07:39 am, Chad Fowler wrote:
> You're right.  It grabs (and caches) all of the gem metadata.   Your
> idea for a solution might be the most pragmatic (as opposed to
> implementing rsync in ruby ;).

Do we use HEAD to get the time stamp of the file?  Then we would just need to 
download it whenever it changes.

-- Jim Weirich    jim at weirichhouse.org     http://onestepback.org
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