Re: JRuby packaging
On 11/09/11 20:17, Antonio Terceiro wrote:
> Hello Alex,
> Alex Young escreveu isso aí:
>> Hi all,
>> Is anyone working on packaging a more recent jruby version than 1.5.1?
>> That's a pretty archaic release by today's standards, and the only
>> commonly available newer packages are 1.5.6 in an ubuntu ppa.
>> If there's no reason a 1.6.x version shouldn't be packaged, I might be
>> able to convince the boss to scare up some manpower to take care of it.
> I guess jruby maintainers don't follow this list, you should probably
> mail them explicitly.
> jruby is currently in non-free and it would be nice if you could work to
> move it to main. I am not sure what would be needed for that, but I am
> sure the maintainers do.
Torsten Werner said, over on pkg-java-maintainers:
> my first priority is getting jruby into Debian main. It is currently in
> non-free. I'll put that task on the top of my stack. Any upstream
> updates might follow later.
If you follow the right lists, you might have noticed that there's a new
jruby package in experimental: jruby_1.5.1+dfsg2-1.
I'm having a play with that package at the moment, but a few extra
eyeballs wouldn't hurt :-)