[Rubygems-developers] Better handling of corrupt gem downloads
ntalbott at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 11:13:38 EDT 2005
On a very clean box, I just tried to install rails, and had the
Attempting local installation of 'rails'
Local gem file not found: rails*.gem
Attempting remote installation of 'rails'
Updating Gem source index for: http://gems.rubyforge.org
Install required dependency rake? [Yn]
Install required dependency activesupport? [Yn]
Install required dependency activerecord? [Yn]
Install required dependency actionpack? [Yn]
ERROR: While executing gem ... (RuntimeError)
No metadata found!
Deleting the actionpack gem file from gems/1.8/cache fixed it. Perhaps
there could/should be better support for a bad download?
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