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Re: gem2deb: support for building using setup.rb

On 11/05/11 at 14:45 +0200, Vincent Fourmond wrote:
> On 11/05/11 14:39, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > On 11/05/11 at 11:51 +0200, Vincent Fourmond wrote:
> >>   Does anyone object to integrate a support for setup.rb directly into
> >> gem2deb (something similar to the old cdbs class) ? That would be a
> >> second auto build system (say, ruby-setup.rb) that users should select
> >> explicitly (to avoid changing the build behaviour). This would allow to
> >> keep as much code in common for the ruby build and the ruby-setup.rb
> >> build, and keep things as consistent as possible.
> >>
> >>   I'd be glad to write it.
> > 
> > Wouldn't it risk making the gem2deb code harder to maintain?
>   I don't think so, so long as the things in common between both build
> systems stay common. I'll propose an implementation, then we'll see ?

OK. If it gets too complex, we can always fork it as gem2deb-setuprb or

But for rmagick, it seems that the hooks only deal with documentation
building. Wouldn't it be simpler to just run those scripts in the
correct order in debian/rules?


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