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Ujjwal T. (Guest)
on 2007-06-29 11:25
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Hey all,

I tried installing Rails on Windows through Gems..

I am getting this error:

ERROR: While executing gem ... <Gem::RemoteFetcher::FetchError>

      Getaddrinfo: no address associated with hostname.<SocketError>

Any clues on why is this error and what might be the possible



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Jano S. (Guest)
on 2007-06-29 17:05
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On 6/29/07, Ujjwal T. <removed_email_address@domain.invalid> wrote:
>       Getaddrinfo: no address associated with hostname.<SocketError>
> Ujjwal

Seems like a problem with ruby gems, though I don't know if a newer
version solves it. If your version of ruby and/or rubygems differs
from ones mentioned in the bug, please add a comment.

Ujjwal T. (Guest)
on 2007-06-29 17:12
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I am using the latest one from rubyforge.
But I ve kinda found a solution at

The problem may not be with gem but it might be a Firewall issue. So I
chose to download and install manually as given in the aforesaid link.
Now its up and running!

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