Re: Ruby changes for Wheezy
On 2011-03-10, Lucas Nussbaum <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 09/03/11 at 22:27 +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
>> Lucas Nussbaum writes ("Ruby changes for Wheezy"):
>> > We are planning a rather large set of changes in Ruby packaging for
>> > Debian wheezy, and would appreciate some external feedback on our
>> > proposals.
>> > Our plans are described on
>> > http://wiki.debian.org/Teams/Ruby/RubyInWheezy
>> > Don't hesitate to ask for details if needed.
>> I think your families of packages
>> etc. are overcomplicated. Can you not find a way to make only one
>> package for each extension, each containing an appropriate collection
>> of .so files etc. ?
> what we could do, indeed, is ship all the .so files in the same binary
> package, and then hack the Depends field to have:
> ruby1.8 | ruby-interpreter
> What is the correct way to override what dpkg-shlibdeps detects?
you can override what dpkg-shlibdeps detect, but it sounds like you want
to write your own shlibs/symbol files that tells
ruby1.8 | ruby-interpreter for all involved libraries ?
The last part of shlibs files is a free text file that is passed
verbatim into the depends file.