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

Jim Weirich jim.weirich at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 18:50:58 EDT 2007

On 6/1/07, Daniel Berger <djberg96 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I looked on CPAN for a pure Perl version, but all I could find were
> command line wrappers. On the Python front I did come across this:
> http://www.vdesmedt.com/~vds2212/rsync.html
> I don't know Python very well, however, so if there's an ex-pythonista
> out there who's willing to give porting that a shot, it could prove to
> be very handy. :)

If a pure ruby client can be found/written, that would go a long way
to making this approach viable.

Currently a static web page server is all that is needed to make a
full fledged gem server.  If we add support for rsync, I would still
like to maintain compatibility with regular static servers.

-- Jim Weirich    jim at weirichhouse.org     http://onestepback.org
"Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct,
not tried it." -- Donald Knuth (in a memo to Peter van Emde Boas)

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