[Rubygems-developers] lib/rubygems/open-uri.rb needs to stay gone
drbrain at segment7.net
Mon Feb 12 20:34:50 EST 2007
On Feb 12, 2007, at 15:57, Eric Hodel wrote:
> In order to fix proxy with password, rubygems/open-uri.rb was re-
> Requiring both rubygems.rb and open-uri.rb causes inifinite loops
> (#open calls itself since it is aliased twice).
> The correct way to fix this is not to continually re-import open-
> uri.rb, but to get changes back-ported from 1.9 to 1.8. There's a
> realease coming RSN (freeze in days!). Can somebody spearhead this?
> I don't know enough about proxies to make sure the right change is
> made to the 1.8 branch.
Note that I really need someone to figure out what the right patch
from 1.9 to 1.8 is, and post it to ruby-core. I can help push this
through for 1.8.6.
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