gem install problems

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E Brent Nelson

08 Jun, 2010 06:30 PM

I get the following error any time I try to do anything with RubyGems...

C:\Ruby191\abbot>gem update --system
Updating RubyGems
WARNING: RubyGems 1.2+ index not found for:

RubyGems will revert to legacy indexes degrading performance.
Bulk updating Gem source index for:
ERROR: While executing gem ... (Gem::RemoteSourceException)

Error fetching remote gem cache: SocketError: getaddrinfo: The storage contr

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  1. 1 Posted by Marcos on 08 Jun, 2010 08:57 PM

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    there was a problem with the rubygems DNS server. You can try to change your DNS temporally using opendns: /


  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 08 Jun, 2010 11:14 PM

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    Yeah, we had some DNS last night and this morning, everything should be fine now though. Let us know if you have any other problems!

  3. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 08 Jun, 2010 11:14 PM.

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