[Rubygems-developers] gem server horked?

Austin Ziegler halostatue at gmail.com
Mon Oct 17 17:30:25 EDT 2005


On 10/17/05, Tom Copeland <tom at infoether.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-10-18 at 05:36 +0900, Jeff Wood wrote:
> > Has anybody that's part of that project caught this yet ??? I'm surprised
> > more people aren't yelling ... I've got a bunch of Ruby-Nubies that I'm
> > trying to get setup, and this is a pretty bad first experience.
> >  I know the discussion about RubyGems being part of the standard distro is
> > still open ... but, it's just a black eye to have something "standard" be
> > down like this.
> >  I may be interested in mirroring them ( at least for me and the team I work
> > with ) ... is there some mechanism for me to do that?
> >  I need a working solution soon, if theres anything I can do to help, please
> > let me know.
>
> The problem is that RubyForge is on a relatively small network
> connection - 768K.  Mirroring out large files helps tremendously, but
> there's still a ton of content being served through that pipe.

What would it take for RubyGems to recognise a 302-redirect and be
mirrored the same way that everything else is on RubyForge, leaving
the real bandwidth of RubyForge to the website?

-austin
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