[Rubygems-developers] Slow install with specific versions numbers

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 17:57:49 EST 2009

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 7:51 PM, Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Actually, that 1.2.16 version wasn't for webrat but for another gem
> loaded by rake gems:install in a rails app,
> It was actually webrat version 0.5.1

5MB for webrat gem?

Wow, lot of code I must say.

Performance into Amazon S3 can be affected by internet backbones performance.

I'm downloading that gem at 72KB/s (around 71 seconds => 1 minute 11
seconds to download)
Luis Lavena
Perfection in design is achieved not when there is nothing more to add,
but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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