[Rubygems-developers] Simple tool to generate rpm spec files from gems

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Tue Feb 7 20:13:19 EST 2006


On Feb 7, 2006, at 6:10 PM, David Lutterkort wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 19:29 -0500, Austin Ziegler wrote:
>> Neat tool. However, I consider the fact that gems don't follow LSB  
>> a good thing.
>
> Don't get me wrong, I don't intend to start a discussion about LSB  
> pros
> or cons - I just wanted to point out that gem2spec doesn't do magic to
> make the resulting rpm's LSB compliant; instead, you can still use  
> your
> favorite gem command on gems installed through the resulting rpms.
>
> And I do understand that gems does what it does because it needs to be
> cross platform.
>
> David
>

David, this looks like great work!  I'm afraid I don't have much  
Linux handy these days so I haven't been able to check it out, but I  
really appreciate what you've done.

Thanks!
Chad


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