Re: Zlib::BufError

Thanks Sean. Changing the def zipped_stream(entry)Method fixed the

I had found a post from someone else having this problem in Capistrano
but they were able to get round it by updating Gems, but that didn’t
work for me.

Your help is much appreciated.


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Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2007 08:02:16 -0500
From: “Sean C.” [email protected]
Subject: Re: [Radiant] Zlib::BufError
To: [email protected]
[email protected]
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There was some discussion of this problem on the Capistrano mailing
list too. Apparently, it’s a bug in RubyGems. Here’s the fix, from

P.S. If you are on a Windows machine, and you get Zlib errors trying
to install the Capistrano gem, try this. Find the rubygems/package.rb
file (wherever it happens to be in your Ruby installation), open it
up, and find the zipped_stream method. Then, replace it, wholesale,
with the following:

def zipped_stream(entry) # skip the gzip header
zis =
is =
zis.finish if zis



On 7/2/07, Sharon C. [email protected] wrote:

I’m having a problem upgrading from 0.6.1 to 0.6.2 on my local
XP) test machine. I have tried this on a couple of Windows machines
each time I get a (Zlib::BufError) buffer error.

On my local machine I have updated Ruby to version 1.8.6 and have
updated Ruby Gems to 0.9.4. I have also tried a clean install of Ruby,
Gems and Radiant on a newly formatted machine, but again get the

Any help would be appreciated.



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