[Rubygems-developers] RubyGems Problem with "Rolling with Ruby onRails"

Jim Weirich jim at weirichhouse.org
Wed Jan 26 16:25:52 EST 2005

Curt Hibbs said:
> The users whose message is below, is trying to install Rails behind an
> authenticating proxy. How do you do this with RubyGems?

Rubygems uses open-uri to access remote gems.  AFAIK, open-uri does not
support authenticating proxies.

However, I did see on the Rails list someone replied with a workaround.

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