> This is often a sign your internet access is through a proxy server.
> I've not worked out how to get gem to bypass this, but I did find I  
> could download and save the gems to the local machine (not sure of  
> url, but there is a place that makes all gems available in the one  
> spot).
>
> After you've downloaded them, run gem install from the directory  
> you have saved the gems to.
> You are likely to get an error indicating a required dependency not  
> found. Note the dependency, download it and try again.
> Messy, but it works. It's quite likely someone has a nicer solution.
>
> Cheers,
> Dave
>
> On 17/01/2007, at 5:33 PM, Anjum Pathan wrote:
>
>> Hi all...
>> PLZ help me
>> I am new to both ruby and rails.
>> I was trying to install rails on My FC5 machine but it didn't  
>> succeed...
>>
>> I have successfully installed latest version of Ruby on my  
>> machine, and Gems
>> too....
>> When I use command
>>         "gem install rails --include-dependencies"
>> I get following error...
>>
>>   "ERROR:  While executing gem ... (SocketError)
>>       getaddrinfo: Temporary failure in name resolution "
>>
>> Can anybody solve my problem as early as possible????
>>
>> Thanks & Regards,
>>
>> -- 
>> Regards,
>> AnJuM PaThAn
>