On Apr 16, 2008, at 11:39 AM, Sean Sawyer wrote:
> Sean Sawyer wrote:
>> When I attempt to fetch gems while specifying a source, like so:
>>
>>  gem fetch activerecord-sqlserver-adapter
>> --source=http://gems.rubyonrails.org
>>
>> ...I receive the following error:
>>
>> ERROR:  While executing gem ... (TypeError)
>>    can't convert URI::HTTP into String
>>
>> I have tried fetching without specifying the source, which works just
>> fine. Suggestions?
>
> Tried this on my Linux machine where of course it works. It's
> unfortunate that this doesn't seem to work on Windows, however,  
> since it
> makes it a bit difficult to collect gems for installation on secure
> machines if you can't fetch from the Rails gem repo.


`gem env` and `gem --debug fetch ...` will be of help.