FUDCon:Milan 2011 - Ruby SIG meeting
shawn.starr at rogers.com
Thu Sep 22 23:48:01 UTC 2011
On Thursday, September 22, 2011 09:29:37 AM Vít Ondruch wrote:
> Dne 21.9.2011 17:45, Mo Morsi napsal(a):
> > On 09/21/2011 07:46 AM, Vít Ondruch wrote:
> >> Dne 21.9.2011 13:43, Vít Ondruch napsal(a):
> >>> * Support of gems for MRI and JRuby.
> >>> - Is it possible to share RubyGems?
> >>> - Is it possible to share gems?
> > Its difficult since the gems themselves depend on the rubygems package
> > which depends on MRI. Perhaps if we can break this dependency somehow
> > this would be more feasible.
> > Just thought of a random idea, would the rubygems package be able to
> > _not_ depend on a specific package, rather depend a 'ruby-interpreter'
> > capability, which then would be provided by both the MRI and JRuby
> > packages? Then MRI / JRuby could be swapped in / out and any gem that
> > depends on a specific interpreter could have the MRI/JRuby dependency
> > there instead having it in rubygems.
> > Granted this would make it more difficult to install both MRI and JRuby
> > at the same time on the same system, though it may be feasible, just
> > haven't thought this one through.
> RubyGems has to be subpackage of Ruby, because they could be upgraded
> later separately, if needed. I am big fan of moving RubyGems out of MRI
> and use one RubyGems package for both MRI and JRuby and it is doable IMO.
> However I am not sure how to support gems which are bit different
> between MRI and JRuby versions. Nokogiri would be one example. I am
> still missing some support in RPM for this, something like:
> Requires: nokogiri-mri if mri.installed
> Requires: nokogiri-jruby if jruby.installed
With the shift to Ruby 1.9.x.. I am preparing to get the OpenNebula packaging
effort underway. had meetings with developers, I'm drawing up a wiki.
Assuming all these rubygems I'm *about* to submit work with Ruby 1.9.x I
strongly suggest a compat package...
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