[Rubygems-developers] gem problem

Berger, Daniel Daniel.Berger at qwest.com
Tue Mar 31 14:31:13 EDT 2009


> -----Original Message-----
> From: rubygems-developers-bounces at rubyforge.org 
> [mailto:rubygems-developers-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf 
> Of Eric Hodel
> Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 11:52 AM
> To: rubygems-developers at rubyforge.org
> Subject: Re: [Rubygems-developers] gem problem
> On Mar 31, 2009, at 01:10, aslak hellesoy wrote:
> > 2009/3/31 Dominic Sisneros <dsisnero at gmail.com>
> >> I did a gem cleanup and since then I have been getting the 
> following 
> >> error whenever I try to use a gem
> >
> > I had the same problem yesterday, when I upgraded all my gems. It 
> > turns out, this error occurs if you have one broken gem.
> > My solution: Add a puts statement inside 
> gem_path_searcher.rb to find 
> > out what gem is broken. Then uninstall it. (For me it was 
> the latest 
> > mojombo-grit).
> >
> > A better solution would be to patch Rubygems so it doesn't 
> choke just 
> > because you have a broken gem - or at least tell you which 
> one it is.
> Without details about how your gems were broken this can't be fixed.

I did notice something peculiar:

"load error: C:/Documents and Settings/dominic e sisneros/.irbrc"

I've responded on ruby-talk already about the possibility of spaces and/or non-ascii characters causing a problem. Might be a red-herring, though.
> PS: Don't send HTML email to lists, it sucks.

Out of curiosity I dug around the mailing list admin interface a bit, and it looks like you can convert html to text automatically. In the administrative interface for the mailing list, click on the "Content Filtering" option. Near the bottom of your screen is an option to convert html to plain text.



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