On Oct 7, 2007, at 18:07 , 7stud -- wrote:
> Eric Hodel wrote:
>> On Oct 7, 2007, at 16:37 , 7stud -- wrote:
>>> Bulk updating Gem source index for: http://gems.rubyforge.org
>>>
>>> That hangs for 3-5 minutes.
>>
>> It shouldn't any more.  See [ruby-talk:272784].
>>
>> Each user gets their own source_cache file, so you end up doing it
>> twice, once for yourself and once root.  I think it would be ok to
>> copy root's source_cache, but that's not going to help much, since
>> its more likely to be out of date.
>>
>> PS: What version is your RubyGems?
>
> The most recent version: 0.9.4.

In 0.9.4 the maximum number of gems allowed to be out of date is a  
tiny 50 before switching to a bulk update.  In 0.9.5 the amount will  
be boosted to 1000.

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