[Rubygems-developers] [ rubygems-Bugs-27872 ] 1.3.6 "gem unpack" fails with "You don't have write permissions" error

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Bugs item #27872, was opened at 2010-02-22 18:07
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Category: None
Group: v1.3.x
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 3
Submitted By: Timothy Jones (tjones)
Assigned to: Nobody (None)
Summary: 1.3.6 "gem unpack" fails with "You don't have write permissions" error

Initial Comment:
Running "gem unpack" version 1.3.6 as a non-root user (without write permissions into the system gem repository) fails with a permissions error, even though the target directory IS writable.

This appears to be a 1.3.6 regression as it worked properly before.

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