Obscure RubyGems Error
A week or so ago my
gem command magically stopped working. Honestly, it was magic! There is no other logical explanation. The fetcher’s socket marshaled all over, spewing this error:
Googling different parts of that error didn’t yield anything useful. Lo, I post my solution in case some other poor soul has the same problem. Upgrade to 1.2.0.
gem upgrade --system is broken, download the rubygems-update manually.
Ah, all better. Oh, by the way, rubygems 1.2 rocks!