Re: Bug#704686: ITP: ruby-arr-pm -- RPM reader and writer Ruby library
> Laurent Bigonville wrote:
> >Package: wnpp
> >Severity: wishlist
> >Owner: Laurent Bigonville <email@example.com>
> >* Package name : ruby-arr-pm
> > Version : 0.0.8
> > Upstream Author : Jordan Sissel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >* URL : https://github.com/jordansissel/fpm
> >* License : Apache 2.0
> > Programming Lang: Ruby
> > Description : RPM reader and writer Ruby library
> >This Ruby library allows to you to read and write rpm packages.
> >Written in pure ruby because librpm is not available on all systems
> I'm very curious - why would we want this in Debian? Surely librpm
> *is* available on all the systems we support?
This ruby gem is needed by FPM (see my ITP).
FPM is able to create .deb but also .rpm from different sources
(a directory, a gem file, an other rpm...).
I should maybe rephrase the description if you prefer.