[aur-general] Packaging ruby gems

Anatoly Bashmakov anatoly at posteo.net
Mon Aug 10 06:48:18 UTC 2020

On Sun 09 Aug 2020 17:12, Eli Schwartz via aur-general wrote:
>On 8/9/20 4:59 PM, Anatoly Bashmakov via aur-general wrote:
>> 3) Packaging versioned gems. In previous example the package will be
>> called ruby-loofah-2_3 (or something) and add "provides" in PKGBUILD. It
>> is not forbidden by package guidelines (but not encouraged either) as
>> far as I remember.
>This is a suitable workaround if the package cannot be updated to use
>the latest version. But try to see if upstream can update their code to
>be compatible with the latest versions of their dependencies...

Eli, thanks for the quick reply. I thought that too, but wanted to be sure,
before packaging more gems.


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