Re: RFS: ruby-blankslate
On 04/01/12 at 19:41 -0200, Antonio Terceiro wrote:
> Cédric Boutillier escreveu isso aí:
> > On Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 10:57:58PM -0200, Antonio Terceiro wrote:
> > > Cédric Boutillier escreveu isso aí:
> > > > Hi!
> > > >
> > > > I have pushed to the repository the packaging for ruby-blankslate. It is
> > > > a build-dependency of a dependency of the newest version of ruby-mocha.
> > > > This simple package is lintian clean and builds fine in a clean chroot.
> > > >
> > > > Can someone have a look and possibly upload the package?
> > > I won't be able to review the package, but quite a lot of packages already
> > > include a copy of blankslate.rb ... in special, ruby-builder will conflict with
> > > ruby-blankslate:
> > Thanks Antonio. I forgot to check for conflicts :(
> > I am now making ruby-blankslate conflict with ruby-builder, and I
> > propose the alternative ruby-blankslate | ruby-builder for
> > (build-)dependencies of ruby-instantiator and ruby-introspection.
> Thant won't work. activesupport (and therefore rails, activeldap,
> activerecord ...) depends on builder; if you make blankslate conflict
> with builder you can't have blankslate installed together with rails,
> which kind of sucks ...
> The correct solution is to make ruby-builder drop it's embedded copy of
> blankslate and depend on it instead. Ideally all the other embedded
> copies should also be dropped in favor of the standalone package.
I think it's OK to upload with the duplicate file, and open an RC bug
against ruby-builder. For the others, it's a smaller issue since the
private copy doesn't conflict.