[Rubygems-developers] progressbar for remote installs

chad at chadfowler.com chad at chadfowler.com
Fri Oct 8 09:13:02 EDT 2004

> Hi!
> Remote installations take some time, when you have p2p using flatmates
> like I have. In order to see the progress of the download, I hacked
> remote_installer.rb to include a progressbar, from the 'progressbar' gem
> (d'uh).  It's a more or less straight adoption from the open-uri docs,
> beware tho, it's nuby code nevertheless.
> I thought I share it, just in case anyone is interested. :)

Definitely!  Thank you very much!  I'll try to give this a look this
weekend and integrate it.

> gems are a great way to handle libraries, thanks for the effort!

Thank _you_.


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