[Support-mirrors] HTTP 300 error on newer Gems

James Britt james.britt at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 15:04:05 EST 2005


Tom Copeland wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Austin Ziegler [mailto:halostatue at gmail.com] 
>>Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 1:50 PM
>>To: Tom Copeland
>>Subject: Re: [Support-mirrors] HTTP 300 error on newer Gems
>>
>>
>>On 11/22/05, Tom Copeland <tom at infoether.com> wrote:
>>
>>>>Austin's host returns a 300, because it (mod_speling?) 
>>
>>presents an 
>>
>>>>option for other choices if it does not find the object specified.
>>>
>>>Hm, yup, OK.  Austin, any chance you can turn that off?  
>>
>>It's probably 
>>
>>>better just to fail with a 404 rather than present a list 
>>
>>of options 
>>
>>>in this case... and it'll save CPU time on your end, too...
>>
>>Nope. Wish I could, but this is a full virtual hosting system.
> 
> 
> Ah, OK.  Ah well, no big deal... it should work OK most of the time.

But is this connected to gem install failures where one gets the message:

ERROR:  While executing gem ... (OpenURI::HTTPError)
     300 Multiple Choices



James


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