Re: Changes for Ruby in Debian (and Ubuntu)
On 24/05/11 at 18:49 -0500, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> On 5/24/2011 4:26 PM, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > Hi,
> > New gem2deb packaging helper
> > ============================
> > There's a new packaging helper, named gem2deb, that makes it very easy
> > to generate Debian source packages from Rubygems. We are in the process
> > of migrating all ruby libraries packaged in Debian to that new helper.
> > It will take some time, though (help is welcomed).
> > transition status: http://pkg-ruby-extras.alioth.debian.org/wheezy/
> > One big benefit of the switch to gem2deb for the Ruby community is that,
> > in the process, we are enabling test suites at build time for each
> > package and each Ruby implementation. This should make it easy to detect
> > regressions in new interpreter versions.
> > Links
> > =====
> > team website: http://wiki.debian.org/Teams/Ruby
> > contact point: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > IRC: #debian-ruby @ irc.debian.org
> > - Lucas (for the Debian Ruby team)
> I was wondering how I could go about helping to convert.
I've just added an howto section to
Everybody, please improve it!