Paul Vudmaska said:
> I'm running WinXP 1.8 ruby and get this error.
>
> C:\ruby\gems\rubygems-0.2.0>gem --remote -list

Did you get the CVS version of RubyGems?  The latest CVS version has been
refactored to make the --remote/--local destinction orthoganal to the
other options.  So you would need to say ...

   gem --remote --list

(Notice the *two* dashes on the list option).

Give that a try.

-- 
-- Jim Weirich     jim / weirichhouse.org    http://onestepback.org
-----------------------------------------------------------------
"Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct,
not tried it." -- Donald Knuth (in a memo to Peter van Emde Boas)