Thank you for your prompt reply.
However I find it very very wired that there is only one place where you
download your gems from with gem install tool. As for any other package
manager I worked with i.e. apt, rpm, yum you can always edit the
repository and there are more then 1 repository in the world also they
are available via all university ftp sites… either I don’t know much
about how gem works or it is completely wired that rubyforge.org having
Sorry about the rant it just too damn frustrating…
You can specify the source of a gem install:
gem install railsâ€”source http://gems.rubyonrails.org
For example, this will install rails 1.2 RC2 from rubyonrails.org
directly. Many gems are available directly from their own specific
sites, however I agree that rubyforge should be mirrored.