RubyGems 2.1.9 includes bug fixes.
To update to the latest RubyGems you can run:
gem update --system
If you need to upgrade or downgrade please follow the how to upgrade/downgrade RubyGems instructions. To install RubyGems by hand see the Download RubyGems page.
- Reduce sorting when fetching specifications. This speeds up the update and outdated commands, and others. Issue #657 by windwiny.
- Proxy usernames and passwords are now escaped properly. Ruby Bug #8979 by Masahiro Tomita, Issue #668 by Kouhei Sutou.