Nicholas Evans wrote:
> I believe that I stumbled across a bug in RubyGems. I apologize if this 
> is the wrong place to send such a report, but I could find nowhere else.

The best place to put this is on the RubyGems dev mailing list, 
available thru RubyForge.  I don't monitor RubyTalk as closely I as used 
to, so questions here might get missed.

[... proxy problem described ...]

> I came up with changing the call to @fetcher_class.new in the 
> download_gem
> method in remote_install.rb:
> 
>       rsf = @fetcher_class.new(source, @options[:http_proxy]) # 
> @proxy_uri)
> 
> It was using @proxy_uri, which I determined was not being set. I'm not 
> sure
> if this is the most correct fix, but it seems to be working for me now.

Looks like the right thing to do.  I've commited this patch to the 
RubyGems SVN head.

Thanks.

-- Jim Weirich

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