Fixing problems caused by using an old version of RubyGems (1.7.2)

I recently had to install an old version of RubyGems (v1.7.2 to work around an incompatibility with a Rails 2.3.x app I’m working with. This caused Capistrano to freak the older RubyGems version out with this error: Invalid gemspec in [/Users/myusername/.rvm/gems/ree-1.8.7-2012.01@mygemset/specifications/capistrano-2.11.2.gemspec]: invalid date format in specification: “2012-02-22 00:00:00.000000000Z” This broke RubyGems so bad that every […]

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