[Pkg-ruby-extras-maintainers] Re: Mongrel on Debian - wanna join forces?

Jens Kraemer jk at jkraemer.net
Wed Dec 13 21:21:15 CET 2006


On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 04:31:13PM -0200, Filipe Lautert wrote:
> Hello,
> my name is Filipe, I'm from the debian pkg-ruby-extras team. We package a lot 
> of libs for ruby in debian (more than 50, at the moment).
> One debian developer were working on packaging mongrel 
> (http://people.debian.org/~gwolf/ruby/), but your work seems to be more 
> tested.

at least it seems to work well for me and some other folks - I got
positive feedback from some people, but don't know any usage numbers.

> I think there's no need to keep two packages for mongrel, and if we join 
> forces we can create a better and more tested package, and get it into the 
> debian official mirrors.
> How about join forces with us?

That would be great, however I don't have that much experience with
debian packaging.
As Mongrel is gaining more and more acceptance especially in the
Rails crowd, pkg-ruby-extras sounds like a good place for it. Maybe I
can even learn some more things about debian packaging, especially in a
ruby context.

So what would be the next steps ?


Jens Krämer
jk at jkraemer.net

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