[Rubygems-developers] gem search dies ungracefully

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Mon Sep 1 01:01:05 EDT 2008


On Aug 23, 2008, at 19:22 PM, michael greenly wrote:

> Github is returning 503 'service temporarily unavailable' errors and  
> 'gem search foo -r' dies ungacefully on it.
>
> *** REMOTE GEMS ***
>
> ERROR:  While executing gem ... (Gem::RemoteFetcher::FetchError)
>     bad response Service Temporarily Unavailable 503 (http://gems.github.com/latest_specs.4.8 
> )

How much more graceful than 2 lines should it be?


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