[Rubygems-developers] gems.rubyforge.org/yaml corrupt?
rich at infoether.com
Wed Jun 28 12:28:26 EDT 2006
we are checking it out...
On Jun 27, 2006, at 7:58 PM, Jason Dusek wrote:
> when i try to install something with gem, like this:
> gem install postgresql
> i get a 'syntax error' and a bunch of yaml:
> Attempting local installation of 'postgresql'
> Local gem file not found: postgresql*.gem
> Attempting remote installation of 'postgresql'
> Updating Gem source index for: http://gems.rubyforge.org
> ERROR: While executing gem ... (ArgumentError)
> syntax error on line 142311, col 1177: ` - - ">"
> - !ruby/object:Gem::Version
> version: 0.0.0
> platform: ruby
> activesalesforce-0.0.2: !ruby/object:Gem::Specification
> it turns out this happens whenever i try to install anything at all.
> my install of gem seems to be okay - i can run 'gem list' and the like
> without any trouble.
> the error line admonishes us "syntax error on line 142311, col 1177".
> i downloaded the yaml file from gems.rubyforge.org and tried to figure
> out what was wrong with it. if you go to line 142311, there's nothing
> special about it, except that it's not long enough to have a column
> rubyforge_project: trestle
> however, the line below it is very long and has an non-numeric control
> sequence, \xFC, at column 1170. could this be the cause of the
> problem? i don't know - i'm not sure how to get gems to read a local
> copy of the yaml repository listing.
> if this isn't the right mailing list for this topic, please let me
> know. i'm new to ruby and would very much like to get off on the right
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