[Rubygems-developers] lib/rubygems/open-uri.rb needs to stay gone

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Thu Feb 15 13:54:02 EST 2007


On Feb 14, 2007, at 21:52, Anatol Pomozov wrote:

> Hi, Eric.
>
> Just to clarify. We need to port proxy authorization feature that  
> fixes our problem from
>
> http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/trunk
> to
> http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/branches/ruby_1_8_5
>
> Am I right?

Correct.

> 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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