[Rubygems-developers] rubygems / http://gems.rubyforge.org/ stability (RubyGems will revert to legacy indexes degrading performance)

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Fri Sep 12 16:42:16 EDT 2008

On Sep 11, 2008, at 20:49 PM, Greg Hauptmann wrote:

> Tks Eric,  so does this mean I'm really up for a manual install...can
> one do manual gem installs?  do you think I should raise an issue with
> my ISP, however I'm not exactly sure how I'd phase the support
> request?

You could try:

gem install -V some_gem

It should print out what RubyGems tried to fetch and what response was  
received, then use something like curl -I URL to see if RubyGems is  
insane or not.

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