[Rubygems-developers] lib/rubygems/open-uri.rb needs to stay gone
anatol.pomozov at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 00:52:10 EST 2007
Just to clarify. We need to port proxy authorization feature that fixes our
Am I right?
On 2/14/07, Eric Hodel <drbrain at segment7.net> wrote:
> On Feb 12, 2007, at 17:34, Eric Hodel wrote:
> > On Feb 12, 2007, at 15:57, Eric Hodel wrote:
> >> In order to fix proxy with password, rubygems/open-uri.rb was re-
> >> added.
> >> 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.
> Really, it would be great if I could get this patched correctly on
> 1.8.6 (and add a workaround for 1.8.5 for the next release of
> RubyGems). Breaking open-uri this way is uncool :/
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