[Support-admins] [Fwd: Re: rubyforge & mirrors]

Tom Copeland tom at infoether.com
Mon Nov 20 10:45:08 EST 2006


OK, I've got the mirror's gem index rebuilding once each day; should be
sufficient for a backup.  

So now we've got some manual gem redundancy... it's a start...

Yours,

Tom

-------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: Tom Copeland <tom at infoether.com>
> To: ruby-talk at ruby-lang.org
> Subject: Re: rubyforge & mirrors
> Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2006 10:42:04 -0500
> 
> On Mon, 2006-11-20 at 09:17 -0500, Tom Copeland wrote:
> > > isn't it time to build some kind of redunancy into gem?
> > 
> > Yup, that's in the works too.
> 
> OK, now you can install gems from one of the gem mirrors; just use:
> 
> ===================
> gem install --source http://gems.rubyforge.vm.bytemark.co.uk some_gem
> ===================
> 
> I've posted this on my "rubyforge down" blog entry as well.
> 
> Thanks to Bytemark for continuing to host this mirror!
> 
> Yours,
> 
> Tom
> 



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