#855 Remove obsolete information about missing RPM support of Gems.
Merged 2 months ago by tibbs. Opened 2 months ago by vondruch.
vondruch/packaging-committee clarify-rpm-vs-gem  into  master

@@ -144,7 +144,7 @@ 

  

  ==== Building gems

  

- Since gems aren't a standard archive format that rpm knows about and they encapsulate both an archive format and information to build the ruby library building an rpm from a gem looks a little different from other rpms.

+ Since gems aren't just archive format, but they encapsulate both an archive and information to build the ruby library, building an rpm from a gem looks a little different from other rpms.

  

  A sample spec for building gems would look like this:

  

RPM can expand .gem and its metadata since RPM 4.14, so the information
in guidelines is missleading. This change tries to rectify the situation
a bit.

Not sure if the wording is clear enough, but the original information was not true in any way.

Commit 052548e fixes this pull-request

Pull-Request has been merged by tibbs

2 months ago

I hand merged this with a slight grammatical tweak.

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