On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 10:50:12AM +0900, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > Hi, > > On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 12:58:01PM +0900, email@example.com wrote: > > I sent your patch to upstream: https://github.com/ruby-gnome2/ruby-gnome2/pull/1078 > > Forwarding from upstream saying: > > https://github.com/ruby-gnome2/ruby-gnome2/pull/1078#issuecomment-318943237 > > > Ah, are you using https://sourceforge.net/projects/ruby-gnome2/files/ruby-gnome2/ruby-gnome2-3.1.8/ruby-gnome2-all-3.1.8.tar.gz/download instead of *.gem to create *.deb? > > > > We recommend that you use *.gem to create *.deb. *.gem includes *.gemspec. > > > > Our *.tar.gz is provided only for old style system. > > We recommend that users including packagers use *.gem instead of *.tar.gz. > > Do we follow upstream's recommendation to transit > from all-in-one ruby-gnome2 source to individual gems? ruby-gnome2 in Debian started way before upstream provided proper gems, way before rubygems.org was a thing, and maybe even before rubygems itself was a thing, so that's why we have been using the source tarball. if you want to maintain several source packages instead of one, sure, why not.
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