[Support-mirrors] Gem mirror

James Britt james.britt at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 10:33:43 EST 2005

Tom Copeland wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-11-08 at 14:39 -0700, James Britt wrote:
>>I'm hoping to finally get set-up for mirroring off the correct server,
>>and tried running this command so as to  fetch the gems while I wait
>>for nameserver changes to happen.
>>rsync -r -z -t anonymous at rubyforge.org::gem-mirror
>>I see a long list of file names shoot by, but no files are fetched.
>>Any ideas what I'm doing wrong?
> Hm, I think you may need to do something like:
> rsync -r -z -t anonymous at rubyforge.org::gem-mirror .
> i.e., specify a target directory.
> But anyhow, you may want to switch things around to allow Dennis'
> machine to sync to yours instead... that's the wave of the future!

What does that mean, "allow Dennis' machine to sync to yours "?

What specifically do I have to do to get rsync playing nice with his 


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