[Rubygems-developers] Source caches again.

Nick Sieger nicksieger at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 04:02:23 EDT 2007

On 8/23/07, Eric Hodel <drbrain at segment7.net> wrote:
> 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.

Relevant thread is here:


I think Jim committed my patch, but I'm not sure in what revision.

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