undeprecating rubygem-{bunny,moneta,ohai}

Darryl L. Pierce mcpierce at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 19:22:10 UTC 2012

On Fri, Nov 02, 2012 at 08:42:13AM -0600, Ken Dreyer wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 8:24 AM, Darryl L. Pierce <mcpierce at gmail.com> wrote:
> > A note on specfile style: since we have a separate branch for each
> > target version, you don't need to use the above conditional. Instead, on
> > your el6 just use:
> >
> > Requires: ruby(abi) = 1.8
> >
> > and on F17+ us
> >
> > Requires: ruby(abi) = 1.9.1
> Technically that's true, but it doesn't allow you to have a unified
> spec file for all branches of Fedora and EPEL. It's quite nice to be
> able to do fast-forward merges in Git, instead of having visible merge
> commits, or instead of manually cherry-pick changes.
> It's up to the maintainer to decide of course. I've just found it's
> much easier to follow development on a package when the spec is
> unified like this. EPEL in particular hangs around for a very long
> time!

Honestly, I've not done that before. I inherited one package that had a
ton of conditionals that I found hard to follow. I ended up pulling them
out, but now wonder if maybe it couldn't have been simplified instead.

Darryl L. Pierce <mcpierce at gmail.com>
"What do you care what people think, Mr. Feynman?"
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