[Mageia-discuss] Where is ruby and Golan support?

Len Lawrence lcl at tarazed.demon.co.uk
Sun Sep 18 09:22:21 CEST 2011

On 18/09/11 07:49, Oliver Burger wrote:
> 2011/9/18 Len Lawrence<lcl at tarazed.demon.co.uk>:
>> On 18/09/11 06:33, Remco Rijnders wrote:
>>> On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 12:37:48AM +0100, Len wrote in
>>> <4E752F4C.30106 at tarazed.demon.co.uk>:
>>>> Does anybody know where ruby for Mageia lives?
>>> Hi Len,
>>> It should just be an:
>>> urpmi ruby
>>> away for you. If it's not working, you're probably missing online sources
>>> in your urpmi.cfg and you'll want to add them now you have networking
>>> working again.
>>> Hope this helps.
>>> Remco
>> Yes, I tried urpmi ruby once I was online.  I did not realize that there
>> were other repositories.  I think I asked mcc to add everything and
>> urpmi.cfg does include a large number of entries.  Many of them include the
>> 'ignore' directive but those  seem to be mainly testing and debug entries.
>>   Just did a count and found 40 entries and 34 ignores.  Maybe I should work
>> through the list removing some of the ignores.  Are there any other sources
>> not known to mcc?
> Nope, at least no official ones. And I just did a count, there are 467
> packages in the core release repo with the word "ruby" in the package
> name.
> So check if there is a repository called "core release", if - if you
> use rpmdrake - there is no filter like "packages with a guy".
> Oliver
Yes, all the core release/update stuff was there.  However, with the DVD 
medium disabled ruby showed up and ruby-tk and rubygems.  Thanks for 
your help.

I have to say that I really like this distribution.  It has some neat 
features.  Shutdown for instance is really smooth.


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