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Re: Dealing with upstream only releasing gems

On 29/03/10 at 19:59 -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> I am working on updates to libmemcache-client-ruby and libi18n-ruby
> (which I did not previously notice were available, on account of both
> upstreams switching to releasing only gems a while back).  How are
> maintainers of Ruby modules in Debian dealing with this sort of thing?
> How are people creating watch files and also generating .orig.tar.gz
> files from the gems?

You can easier use githubredir.debian.net to use the github repository
as the source, or simply repackage the gem as a tgz. It would be a good
thing to have a gem2tgz script that does that automatically, btw.
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