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Re: Go (golang) packaging, part 2

Marcelo wrote:
> This situation gets so messy, that some Ruby developers prefer
> to _not_ install ruby via dpkg at all.  And they get mad when
> something in the dependency chain pulls Ruby into the system.

To be fair, it's similar in reverse. Some Debian developers prefer to
_not_ install Ruby *at all*. Given how utterly awful the internals of
the language implementation are, I'd happily support dropping Ruby
from Debian altogether. Maybe that's just me...

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"We're the technical experts.  We were hired so that management could
 ignore our recommendations and tell us how to do our jobs."  -- Mike Andrews

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