Re: Debian Ruby packaging changes
Am Donnerstag, den 09.06.2011 um 20:43 schrieb Antonio Terceiro:
> Thomas Müller escreveu isso aí:
> > Hi Lucas,
> > hi debian-ruby,
> > a few weeks ago I started to support Francesco on the package apt-listbugs.
> > Based on your email we started to analyze the migration of that package to ruby1.9.
> > So far I can tell it looks pretty good - with one little problem: soap4r
> > soap4r is only compatible with ruby1.8 and -quite logical- not available in ruby1.9 packages
> > But there are forks which are compatible with ruby1.9 - e.g. https://github.com/spox/soap4r-spox
> > A quick shack-down has shown that this will work for our package.
> > So - why am I tell you this?
> > Has someone else a similar problem? - Do you miss soap4r as well?
> > Is there a package for soap4r on the way?
> > If not - no prob I'll take care - and return to you asap with more questions ;-)
> As far as I know, no one is working on that.
> The only problem I see is having two copies of the code in the archive
> ... but that's already the case with rubygems and rake (which were
> incoroporated in ruby1.9.*) ...
> You should probably install the library code to
> /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/1.9.1 instead of /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby, so
> that ruby1.8 will always load its own copy instead of this new one.
> Antonio Terceiro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thanks for answer and for the hints.
I already started to dig into ruby packaging.
Please expect an upload to mentors soon and maybe some question before. ;-)