[Rubygems-developers] Gem repository and/or local gem installation issues

Wes Gamble weyus at att.net
Fri Mar 16 15:46:36 EDT 2007


I think we've ruled the firewall out.  Is there a way to blow away my local gem index?  I can't find any instructions in the rubygems manual online?

Thanks,
WG

-------------- Original message ----------------------
From: weyus at att.net (Wes Gamble)
>
> This may be due to firewall issues on my side.  Does that sound right?
> 
> WG
> 
> -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: weyus at att.net (Wes Gamble)
> >
> > All,
> > 
> > I've attempted to update several gems and I keep getting an "invalid gem 
> format" 
> > error.  Below is the output of my various gem update commands.  
> > 
> > gem 0.9.2
> > Windows XP
> > 
> > Is there something going on with the repository or is the problem with my 
> local 
> > installation?  If the problem is local, how should I go about debugging it?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Wes
> > ========================================
> > C:\eclipse\workspace>gem update rubyful_soup
> > Updating installed gems...
> > Attempting remote update of rubyful_soup
> > ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::InstallError)
> >     invalid gem format for 
> > c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/cache/rubyful_soup-1.0.4.gem
> > 
> > C:\eclipse\workspace>gem update rake
> > Updating installed gems...
> > Attempting remote update of rake
> > ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::InstallError)
> >     invalid gem format for c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/cache/rake-0.7.2.gem
> > 
> > C:\eclipse\workspace>gem update
> > Updating installed gems...
> > Attempting remote update of actionmailer
> > Install required dependency actionpack? [Yn]  Y
> > Install required dependency activesupport? [Yn]  Y
> > ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::InstallError)
> >     invalid gem format for 
> > c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/cache/activesupport-1.4.2.gem
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