[Rubygems-developers] SUPPORT: Unable to update to 0.9.0 rubygems from 0.8.11 on Windows XP Pro
chad at chadfowler.com
Wed Jun 28 13:05:19 EDT 2006
On Jun 28, 2006, at 11:00 AM, Wes Gamble wrote:
> I couldn't find a support list for rubygems so my apologies in
> advance for posting to the developers list.
> I have gems 0.8.11 and I attempted gem update --system and got the
> output below.
> What do I need to do to make the update work?
> Do I need to issue the command in the ruby home directory?
> Should I just install rubygems 0.9 from scratch? Does that have any
> In fact, if I just do a "gem update" command, I get the same error
> (I believe that's because it's trying to install
> the rubygem-update gem).
> C:\eclipse\workspace>gem -v
> C:\eclipse\workspace>gem update --system
> Upgrading RubyGems...
> Updating Gem source index for: http://gems.rubyforge.org
> ERROR: While executing gem ... (ArgumentError)
> syntax error on line 142941, col 1175: `: RubyGems is a package
> management f
> ramework for Ruby. This Gem is a update for the base RubyGems
> You mu
> st have a base installation of RubyGems before this update can be
> bindir: bin
> required_ruby_version: !ruby/object:Gem::Version::Requirement
> - - ">"
> - !ruby/object:Gem::Version
> version: 0.0.0
Hi. This was a problem on the server. Rich and Tom just fixed it.
We need to fix RubyGems to be more resilient to this sort of thing.
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