[Rubygems-developers] Good new on authenticating proxies!
chad at chadfowler.com
Mon Feb 7 20:27:20 EST 2005
On 07-Feb-05, at 6:30 PM, Assaph Mehr wrote:
> 2. Gems patch
> I still got an error using gems through the proxy. The attached
> patch fixes this (done against CVS head).
Assaph, I noticed that you changed the http.head() call in
RemoteSourceFetcher to be http.get(). Was that required for your fix?
The http.head() call was used to avoid downloading the entire remote
source if it hasn't changed. I'm afraid things would get slower if we
went back to http.get().
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