[Rubygems-developers] gem problem

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Tue Mar 31 23:10:19 EDT 2009

On Mar 31, 2009, at 11:31, Berger, Daniel wrote:
>> -----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.

It seems that there was a bogus github gem floating around, mojombo- 
grit.  It was adding directories to the file list...  I'm  
investigating it.

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