Gem file size limits

Charles Oliver Nutter headius at headius.com
Thu Jan 19 10:57:39 EST 2012


It would also be good to allow re-pushing an existing (identical) gem
with a new remote URL, to allow users to actively offload current
giants rather than waiting for new releases. That could immediately
reduce the size and bandwidth load for RG.org.

For example, JRuby team could re-push all jruby-jars gems using S3
URLs at a moment's notice.

- Charlie

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 1:48 AM, Trans <transfire at gmail.com> wrote:
> Allow developers to mark old versions as "unmaintained" and then delete
> such versions after a specific period of time without download.
>
> If there is a desire to keep them for posterity or perhaps for just-in-case
> support reasons, these deleted gems could be archived to someone's
> dedicated local machine for an extended period.
>
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