[DRE-maint] RubyGems Debian package

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net
Thu Nov 22 06:29:07 UTC 2007

On 21/11/07 at 23:51 -0600, michael greenly wrote:
> It was actually me that originally steered that thread in the wrong
> direction.  I was tired when I posted.  I should of kept my mouth shut.
> anyway...
> I'll agree that Austin Ziegler is an anti-debian zealot but he's not
> relavant, he's not involved with RubyGems.

He might not be relevant, but he spreads FUD about Debian on ruby-talk
and ruby-core all the time, and not many people complain.

> Eric Hodel on the other hand who is involved with RubyGems does seem open to
> evaluating patches and I think RubyGems is mature enough now that a workable
> solution is possible.
> I'd like to take a look at this problem but the thing I need the most is a
> better understanding of Debian's Ruby packaging.
> Obviously I can start with the existing rubygems package but I was wondering
> if there were any other resource available?

Not really.
Some bugs against rubygems are interesting though. Like
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