[Mageia-dev] about ruby updates and some broken dependancies

Shlomi Fish shlomif at shlomifish.org
Mon Nov 5 12:58:25 CET 2012

Hi all,

On Mon, 5 Nov 2012 01:47:09 +0100
"Johnny A. Solbu" <cooker at solbu.net> wrote:

> On Sunday 04 November 2012 16:52, PhilippeDidier wrote:
> > There's a little problem with ruby updates in Cauldron : as shikamaru is
> > always the official maintainer
> What's happenig with Shikamarus packages? Isn't (s)he gone so long that they
> are unmaintained and should be marked as such? ==
> $ mgarepo maintdb get |grep shikamaru|wc -l
> 278
> ==
> > in cauldron repository we have coexisting ruby-*-doc packages
> Just before I qualified as packager (in may I think) and got submit access, I
> was helping Shlomi upgrade the packages belonging to shikamaru. Abong them
> was many ruby packages. After upgrading several ruby packages, we started
> having differences in build success on the packages. I.e. They buildt on my
> cauldron but not in Shlomif's system. It turned out that if one specific ruby
> package was installed, ALL ruby packages failed to build, because the
> documentation did not build and some of the items in %files was missing. (I
> hope Shlomi still remember which ruby package needs to be listed as
> BuildConflict. Maybe it's listed in some of the ruby packages he made after
> discovering this.)
> Untill we figured out something was wrong, I upgraded and checked in several
> packages, between 10 and 20 packages, where the documentation package was
> Removed from the spec, because bm/rpmbuild complained on missing files and I
> thought it was removed in the new version. But when Shlomi build it, he added
> the missing files, and I don't know if he readded the doc packages or just
> added the installed-but-not-packages files in the %files section.
> When we figured out that it was due to the BuildConflict, we decided that he
> should do the ruby packges himself.

From what I recall, the ruby package that caused the build conflict was


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