[Rubygems-developers] Installing Rubygems in User's Local Directory to fix Gem on Memory-Limited Systems

Jim Weirich jim.weirich at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 14:23:29 EDT 2007


On Jun 8, 2007, at 2:18 PM, Randy Parker wrote:

> Following the naive "gem install rails", I tried Jim's incremental  
> update:
>
> gem list -r -B 1000000
>
> this took 8 minutes on Joyent's dual 3GHz AMD running a load  
> average of 0.4, and sucking only 1.8% of the cpu.  More  
> importantly, it completed successfully, and a subsequent "gem  
> install rails" also worked!!

Great!  Thanks for the feedback.

-- Jim Weirich



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