Re: Request for help for ruby-opengl
On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 9:20 AM, Cédric Boutillier
> I announced in the BTS that I would take care of the transition of
> ruby-opengl to gem2deb (#651702). I think I was a little bit too
> I managed to solve #650605 in the repo, and did some of the work
> for the transition. However, I still get a huge number of failures and
> errors when running the test suite (same statistics with ruby1.8 and
> I have unfortunately not enough knowledge in C to dig into the cryptic C
> extensions and solve these issues. Some of the issues are due to a
> problem with types: functions supposed to return boolean
> return integers (tests return true instead of false) (I am using amd64).
> I could not run the test suite from the source package libopengl-ruby
> I thought that ruby-opengl could be simply ditched, since it has not
> received any update from upstream for three years, and upstream is not
> responsive. I see that ruby-sdl has transitionned to gem2deb packaging
> and needs ruby-opengl. If we cannot/will not solve these problems, an
> alternative to ruby-opengl is listed on ruby-sdl web page: riko 
> There is also a ffi-opengl . I am not using myself these packages and
> just wanted to help the transition. Do people caring about ruby-sdl
> (Youhei ?) could help, or have an opinion on this?
>  http://www.kumaryu.net/proj/ruby-riko/
>  https://github.com/remogatto/ffi-opengl
Perhaps also try to sort through how Drbrain is doing it?