[Rubygems-developers] Source caches again.

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Thu Aug 23 21:25:11 EDT 2007


On Aug 23, 2007, at 15:48, Nick Sieger wrote:
> On 8/22/07, Hugh Sasse <hgs at dmu.ac.uk> wrote:
>> I've obtained flog 1.1.0 from the repository on my cygwin system.
>> If I try to get flog on solaris9, I get 1.0.2.  If I update, I still
>> get 1.0.2.
>>
>> What do I need to do to get this working again?
>
> Try "gem install flog" again.  There is a bug in the latest release  
> that prevents installing any gem when there is no source_cache.   
> Now that there is at least a (near) empty file, it should work fine.

Unless the gem is hanging out on disk, you can't install anything  
without a source_cache, and if its not coming down from  
gems.rubyforge.org, I'm not sure what to do.

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