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

Tom Copeland tom at infoether.com
Tue Nov 11 20:25:11 EST 2008

On Nov 11, 2008, at 5:39 PM, Chad Woolley wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 2:59 PM, Tom Copeland <tom at infoether.com>  
> wrote:
> 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...
> That's lame.  That means that the 'gems' link on this page will fail  
> intermittently depending on which mirror you hit:  http://gems.rubyforge.org/

Yup.  Maybe that link should be removed... not sure how useful that  
directory listing is even if it's enabled.

> All the mirror owners should turn it on for the gems dir,

Hm, perhaps that's true.



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