[Rubygems-developers] Why is ruby gems always updating when using "--source" ?
luislavena at gmail.com
Wed May 14 07:29:36 EDT 2008
On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 6:05 AM, Lothar Scholz
<scholz at scriptolutions.com> wrote:
> when i did something pretty easy like
> gem specification ackbar --remote --verbose --source "http://gems.rubyforge.org"
gems.rubyforge.org is the default, first gem repository rubygems will
use for the commands you indicate.
> and have to wait a long long time, but without --source it does it
> immediately (well still slow but at least without any updates).
When you explicitly indicates it, it skip the current local cache it
have for it and try downloading again.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from
the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent
disinclination to do so.
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