[Rubygems-developers] Persistent URI for rubyforge rubygems downloads?

Tom Copeland tom at infoether.com
Tue Nov 11 16:59:29 EST 2008


On Nov 11, 2008, at 1:32 PM, Ryan Davis wrote:

>
> On Nov 11, 2008, at 08:51 , Jeremy Hinegardner wrote:
>
>> rf.scrape_project('rubygems')
>
> yup yup... scraping is the only current way to go in this case.  
> unfortunately :(
>
> although, another cheap/easy possibility is that we always upload  
> the rubygems package to the rubygems download dir... unfortunately,  
> it looks like some of the mirrors aren't rsyncing correctly:
>
>  http://gemmirror.xaop.net/gems/
>
> gives a 403/forbidden.

Yup, but this works:

http://gemmirror.xaop.net/gems/rails-2.1.1.gem

I think maybe they just don't have DirectoryIndex enabled in their  
Apache configs...

Yours,

Tom



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