[Rubygems-developers] gem update --system, heavy ram and cpu consumption

Charles Oliver Nutter charles.nutter at sun.com
Fri Jun 1 04:52:34 EDT 2007


Jim Weirich wrote:
> On 5/27/07, Ryan Davis <ryand-ruby at zenspider.com> wrote:
>> On May 24, 2007, at 16:19 , Eric Hodel wrote:
>>
>>> Jim and I were talking about trying incremental upload all the time,
>>> rather than bulk at RailsConf...
>> How crazy would it be to incorporate librsync into ruby and/or rubygems?
> 
> I don't know how crazy.  Is it commonly available (on all platforms)?

It's not available on windows without some user intervention, but of 
course if it were shipped with Ruby that may resolve that.

Either way, we'd need to find some library to wrap in JRuby. I'm sure 
there's several rsync libs out there, but it's a bit of hassle (and 
another dependency).

- Charlie


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