[Rubygems-developers] gem list correct?

Gavin Sinclair gsinclair at soyabean.com.au
Mon Sep 13 18:36:05 EDT 2004


The reason you had to approve it was the size, actually.  And it wasn't
using a stale cache: I removed it before each run to force a download.

Gavin


> I think the problem is with 0.8.0 it TRYS to update the Cache, but that
> may fail.  If it does, it uses a cached version of the Cache.  Perhaps
> you are not actually downloading it...just using the cached Cache.  Does
> that make sense?
>
> BTW: You sent the email from an account not registered with rubygems
> mailing list.  I approved the message, but was offline when you first
> sent it.  I will be on a flight for the next six hours...will check when
> I land on the status.
>
> Best,
>
> - rich
>
>
> On 9/13/04 10:26 AM, "Gavin Sinclair" <gsinclair at soyabean.com.au> wrote:
>
>> On Monday, September 13, 2004, 7:06:43 PM, Gavin wrote:
>>
>>> Below is the output from 'gem list -r' on my work computer right now.
>>>  It seems a bit small.  Is it correct?  Where's 'activerecord', for
>>> instance?
>>
>>> Just checking before the release and all...
>>
>> Grrrr.... I spent a few hours tracking down the problem and emailed a
>> detailed report, but it appears not to have made the list.
>>
>> I can't reproduce this problem at home, but it's ultra-reproducible at
>> work.  Probably a Ruby-version thing (work 2004-07-31; home
>> 2004-05-16).
>>
>> Anyway, it's a YAML-related issue.  A line in remote_installer.rb
>> says, from memory
>>
>>   spec = YAML.load(yaml_spec)
>>
>> Well, guess what?  yaml_spec is about 600,000 bytes, but on my work
>> computer, spec.to_yaml is a tenth the size, and missing lots of
>> packages.  I can't explain it, but if noone else has the problem, I
>> guess it's not a big deal.
>>
>> Gavin
>>
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