Use rubygem(foo) or rubygem-foo

Mamoru TASAKA mtasaka at
Mon Jan 20 21:19:22 UTC 2014

Mamoru TASAKA wrote, at 01/21/2014 06:06 AM +9:00:
> Josef Stribny wrote, at 01/20/2014 11:38 PM +9:00:
>> Hi,
>>> rubygem(typical_file_you_should_require) seems much harder to implement,
>>> as far as I remember once python packages tried to do this, however it
>>> gave up. I think we can start with what may be implemented easier.
>> then if rubygem(foo) and rubygem-foo shall be equivalent I would
>> rather see an agreement that we will recommend to use only one of those.
> So use rubygem(foo) as I said before.

Additional explanation:

Specification based requires / provides is much similar with pkgconfig(foo),
and we actually changed the policy that we must use pkgconfig(foo) for BR,
rather than using bar-devel.


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