F21 System Wide Change: Ruby193 in SCL

Vít Ondruch vondruch at redhat.com
Tue Apr 15 15:14:48 UTC 2014

Dne 15.4.2014 10:21, Vít Ondruch napsal(a):
> Dne 15.4.2014 02:07, T.C. Hollingsworth napsal(a):
>> On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 7:16 AM, Jaroslav Reznik <jreznik at redhat.com> 
>> wrote:
>>> Rails depends on exact v8
>>> version, which means v8 3.14 must have also their own SCL as part of 
>>> the SCL.
>> Stupid question: what in rails depends on v8 exactly?
>> The only thing that Requires v8 in Fedora besides nodejs and mongodb
>> is rubygem-therubyracer, and that FTBFS for the F20 mass rebuild and
>> my recent v8/libicu mini-mass rebuild:
>> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=14305
>> I'm in touch with someone from IBM to get PPC support for v8/nodejs
>> (which means no more random failures when nodejs packages get sent to
>> EPEL PPC builders, yay!), which requires finally switching to gyp from
>> scons (which has been deprecated for years now), and so far I've been
>> ignoring ruby in my preliminary work [1] on this since it has been
>> broken for other reasons.
> The "other reasons" were update of v8 from 3.13 to 3.14.
> Vít
>> If you're going to continue to need rubygem-therubyracer, please fix
>> it so I can make sure we don't break it.

It is fixed in Rawhide now.


>>   (Or at least rebuild it when
>> the time comes.  It probably still works in F20 since nothing changed
>> v8-wise since F18, but I wouldn't be surprised if it's completely
>> busted in rawhide right now.)
>> Thanks,
>> -T.C.
>> [1] http://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/patches/v8-gyp/

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