F21 System Wide Change: Ruby193 in SCL

Bill Nottingham notting at splat.cc
Tue Apr 22 19:05:41 UTC 2014

Marcela Mašláňová (mmaslano at redhat.com) said: 
> On 04/14/2014 10:17 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> >Jaroslav Reznik (jreznik at redhat.com) said:
> >>= Proposed System Wide Change: Ruby193 in SCL =
> >>https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Ruby193_in_SCL
> >>
> >>Change owner(s): Marcela Mašláňová <mmaslano at redhat.com>
> >>
> >>Ruby 1.9.3 with Rails 3.2.8 is still commonly used by many projects. Let's
> >>provide Ruby and Rails in SCL even for Fedora. Rails depends on exact v8
> >>version, which means v8 3.14 must have also their own SCL as part of the SCL.
> >
> >Is the intent to only provide SCL versions of the older ruby & rails, or
> >also the current versions (i.e., move to SCL as the rails delivery mechanism
> >going forward)?
> I'm doing one collection. If there is someone who want to donate his free
> time to do also new version, I'm fine with it, but I don't see any use-case
> right now.

What I was thinking of was simply having a uniform way to access a rails
stack (or whatever) - not having to have the developer/admin keep track of
whether the version they want is packaged as an SCL or not, and having to
adjust their environment/setup accordingly.


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