Use rubygem(foo) or rubygem-foo

Mamoru TASAKA mtasaka at
Mon Jan 20 10:00:34 UTC 2014

Achilleas Pipinellis wrote, at 01/20/2014 07:37 AM +9:00:
> I know that both result to the same thing (if I remember correctly I had
> asked Vit about this in IRC), but I have forgotten their real difference.
> My attention got caught by a comment Josef made in one of his reviews
> [0], saying that rubygem-foo is the new syntax. If that's the case, I
> would like to propose 2 changes:
> a) A reference in the wiki
> b) An implementation for gem2rpm
> I guess b) could be fairly easy by changing the templates.
> By starting with these steps, there will be a push to use the new syntax
> from now on. What do you think?
> [0]:

Please use syntax other interpreters do:

i.e. use rubygem(foo), not rubygem-foo.


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