[Rubygems-developers] Bug in fetch?
luislavena at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 19:40:11 EDT 2008
On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 8:33 PM, James Tucker <jftucker at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 14 Sep 2008, at 15:35, Caspar Florian Ebeling wrote:
>> when I try to use the fetch separately, then gem fails with an error
>> indicating missing privileges. This should not happend because
>> fetch is documented as saving the gem archive to the current
>> flomac:vendor febeling$ rubygems-svn/bin/gem fetch hpricot --source
>> ERROR: While executing gem ... (Errno::EACCES)
>> Permission denied - /opt/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/cache/hpricot-0.6.gem
>> flomac:vendor febeling$ pwd
>> The error references the regular location of gems, and not the local
>> Seems wrong to me. This test happend from the trunk version as
>> of today (r1868).
> It's been this way for a long time, maybe forever. rubygems seems to want to
> cache the file in the main cache before copying it out to the local
Yes, the same happened to me under Windows (user don't have write
access to C:/Ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/gems/**)
Eric: what about using TMP for fetch actions? Is feasible?
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