[Rubygems-developers] Problems with RemoteInstaller

Mauricio Fernández mfp at acm.org
Sun Nov 13 10:05:47 EST 2005

On Sun, Nov 13, 2005 at 09:07:44AM -0500, Chad Fowler wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2005, at 7:11 PM, Mauricio Fernández wrote:
> > It was a workaround for a bug in an older open-uri (as opposed to a  way
> > to use open-uri in outdated Ruby setups).
> Yes, true.  We should do some testing with various open-uri versions  
> and perhaps change the minimum ruby version requirement for rubygems.

IIRC the open-uri shipped with Ruby 1.8.1 exhibited the bug that bit us
and which was finally fixed on Jan 31st 2004. Hence 
should be OK, unless new dependencies were added later.

Mauricio Fernandez

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