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Re: ruby-sqlite3 conflicts with rubygem-sqlite3-ruby

On Mon, 15 Jun 2009 13:37:14 +0900, Mamoru Tasaka
<mtasaka ioa s u-tokyo ac jp> wrote:
> Michael Schwendt wrote, at 06/15/2009 03:52 AM +9:00:
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/472621
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/472622
>> Reported in Nov 2008.
>> Is it really that difficult to fix it?

No, but I have not had the time to do it yet.
> Well, actually these two packages are _the same_ (currently
> versions of rpms on Fedora are different, however)
> The difference is that ruby-sqlite3 creates non-gem ruby module,
> while rubygem-sqlite3-ruby creates ruby gem.
> Curret ruby packaging guideline says that [1]
> "
> Packaging for Gem and non-Gem use
> If the same Ruby library is to be packaged for use as a Gem and 
> as a straight Ruby library without Gem support, it must be packaged 
> as a Gem first.
> "
> And we have the way and allow to create non-gem ruby module (rpm)
> as a subpackage of a package based on rubygem. So for this case 
> ruby-sqlite3 "srpm" must be obsoleted by rubygem-sqlite3-ruby "srpm" and
> ruby-sqlite3 "binary rpm" should be created as the subpackage of 
> rubygem-sqlite3-ruby.

And the ruby-sqlite3 package (as in the separate entity in CVS etc.) has to
be obsoleted.

I have had it on my TODO list for a while now, it's about time I tackle it.
Beat me to it if you will, I know I'll not be able to fix this in the next
4 days. Thanks in advance!


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