On Aug 16, 2007, at 13:50, Eric wrote:
> Op do 16 aug 22:34:30 2007 CEST schreef Eric in
> 	de nieuwsgroep 'comp.lang.ruby':
>> Op do 16 aug 21:34:12 2007 CEST schreef Tim Pease in
>> 	de nieuwsgroep 'comp.lang.ruby':
>>> On 8/16/07, Eric <eric-news / xs4all.nl> wrote:
>>>> To be able to interact with a news server (NNTP) I try to install
>>>> ruby-net-nntp. (Linux)
>>>>
>>>> This is what happenned:
>>>> ~]# gem install ruby-net-nntp
>>>> Bulk updating Gem source index for: http://gems.rubyforge.org
>>>> Install required dependency log4r? [Yn]  y
>>>> ERROR:  While executing gem ... (OpenURI::HTTPError)
>>>>     403 Forbidden
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> I would recommend installing log4r by hand. You can download the gem
>>> file by following the download link on the log4r project homepage:
>>>
>>> http://log4r.rubyforge.org/
>>
>> I'll give it a shot and report my findings. Thanks!
>
> [root@scooby2 ~]# gem install Desktop/log4r-1.0.5.gem -l
> Successfully installed log4r, version 1.0.5
> Installing ri documentation for log4r-1.0.5...
> Installing RDoc documentation for log4r-1.0.5...
> [root@scooby2 ~]# gem install ruby-net-nntp
> Need to update 5 gems from http://gems.rubyforge.org
> .....
> complete
> Successfully installed ruby-net-nntp-0.1.0
> Installing ri documentation for ruby-net-nntp-0.1.0...
> Installing RDoc documentation for ruby-net-nntp-0.1.0...
> [root@scooby2 ~]#
>
> Like a charm. Thanks!
>
> But... There was something wrong. Should I report something to  
> someone?
>
> I like to contribute something. (Since Ruby, Rails and Aptana/RadRails
> gave me so much...)

One of the mirrors was probably busted.  I don't think you can easily  
figure out which one though since that code is buried in open-uri.rb.

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