Forum: Ruby Ruby 1.9.1-p129: gem installation error?

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Robert K. (Guest)
on 2009-05-13 15:21
(Received via mailing list)
Hi,

after building 1.9.1-p129 on cygwin I got

13:12:42 ~$ gem19 install RedCloth
WARNING:  RubyGems 1.2+ index not found for:


RubyGems will revert to legacy indexes degrading performance.
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (ArgumentError)
    string contains null byte

(The full story with debug is below.)

This could be an issue with our company's HTTP proxy because we had
issues with MD5 mismatches in the past and the debug seems to indicate
issues with chunk sizes.  Can anybody confirm that he / she can
actually install that gem properly with this version of Ruby?

13:13:10 ~$ ruby --version
ruby 1.8.7 (2008-08-11 patchlevel 72) [i386-cygwin]

Thanks!

Kind regards

robert


13:12:56 ~$ gem19 install --debug RedCloth
Exception `NameError' at
/opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/command_manager.rb:134 - uninitialized
constant Gem::Commands::InstallCommand
Exception `Gem::LoadError' at /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems.rb:636 -
Could not find RubyGem sources (> 0.0.1)

Exception `Net::HTTPBadResponse' at
/opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/net/http.rb:2350 - wrong chunk size line:
Exception `Net::HTTPBadResponse' at
/opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/net/http.rb:2350 - wrong chunk size line:
Exception `Gem::RemoteFetcher::FetchError' at
/opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:296 - too many bad
responses (http://gems.rubyforge.org/latest_specs.4.8.gz)
Exception `Gem::RemoteFetcher::FetchError' at
/opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/remote_fetcher.rb:146 - too many bad
responses (http://gems.rubyforge.org/latest_specs.4.8.gz)
WARNING:  RubyGems 1.2+ index not found for:


RubyGems will revert to legacy indexes degrading performance.
Exception `ArgumentError' at
/opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_reader/entry.rb:44 - string
contains null byte
ERROR:  While executing gem ... (ArgumentError)
    string contains null byte
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_reader/entry.rb:44:in
`join'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_reader/entry.rb:44:in
`full_name'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_input.rb:34:in
`block in initialize'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_reader.rb:46:in
`block in each'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_reader.rb:37:in
`loop'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_reader.rb:37:in
`each'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_input.rb:33:in
`initialize'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_input.rb:18:in `new'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_input.rb:18:in `open'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package.rb:56:in `open'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/format.rb:67:in `from_io'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/format.rb:51:in `block in
from_file_by_path'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/format.rb:50:in `open'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/format.rb:50:in
`from_file_by_path'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/installer.rb:114:in `initialize'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/dependency_installer.rb:236:in
`new'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/dependency_installer.rb:236:in
`block in install'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/dependency_installer.rb:219:in
`each'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/dependency_installer.rb:219:in
`install'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/commands/install_command.rb:86:in
`block in execute'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/commands/install_command.rb:83:in
`each'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/commands/install_command.rb:83:in
`execute'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/command.rb:136:in `invoke'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/command_manager.rb:105:in
`process_args'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/command_manager.rb:75:in `run'
        /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/gem_runner.rb:39:in `run'
        /opt/bin/gem19:24:in `<main>'
13:13:10 ~$

I get the same error when trying to read the file in IRB from the
cache directory:

irb(main):006:0> x = Gem::Format.from_file_by_path "RedCloth-4.1.9.gem"
ArgumentError: string contains null byte
        from
/opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_reader/entry.rb:44:in
`join'
        from
/opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_reader/entry.rb:44:in
`full_name'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_input.rb:34:in
`block in initialize'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_reader.rb:46:in
`block in each'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_reader.rb:37:in
`loop'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_reader.rb:37:in
`each'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_input.rb:33:in
`initialize'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_input.rb:18:in
`new'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package/tar_input.rb:18:in
`open'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/package.rb:56:in `open'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/format.rb:67:in `from_io'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/format.rb:51:in `block in
from_file_by_path'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/format.rb:50:in `open'
        from /opt/lib/ruby19/1.9.1/rubygems/format.rb:50:in
`from_file_by_path'
        from (irb):6
        from /opt/bin/irb19:12:in `<main>'
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