[Rubygems-developers] Patch and scripts for offline rubygems usage

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Sun Jun 12 11:25:08 EDT 2005


On 12-Jun-05, at 11:08 AM, David Glasser wrote:

> On 6/12/05, Chad Fowler <chad at chadfowler.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Dave.
>>
>> Thanks for the patch.  I applied it and added gem_mirror to the
>> RubyGems source (with a small change to make it work on Windows---
>> we've been bitten before by not opening files with "wb", so I knew to
>> look for it).
>>
>
> Sure.  I also wouldn't be surprised if there are issues with
> Windows/DOS drive names, or in the difference between saying file:,
> file://, and file:///... but it does seem to work in the use case of
> file:/// on Unix.
>
>
>> Would you consider adding some docs to http://docs.rubygems.org?
>>
>
> Sure, just signed up for an account.  One question, though -- I kind
> of made up the terms "installed-layout" and "server-layout" to
> describe the
>
>   gems/
>     cache/
>     gems/
>     specifications/
>
> and
>
>   yaml
>   gems/
>
> directory layouts.  Anybody have anything better?
>

Made sense to me.

Chad



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