rubygems in ports
freebsd at philip.pjkh.com
Fri Aug 25 16:06:18 UTC 2006
> I've been meaning to ask this for a while... what is the motivation for
> including individual Ruby gems in ports? It strikes me as unnecessary
> duplication, as the gem tool works well on its own, even for gems with C
> code. Are there many gems with FreeBSD-specific extensions or dependencies?
> And which is preferable - pure gems or ports+gems?
I was just wondering the same thing. I don't think it hurts to have both
though... I would assume that the port version has been a little better
tested to work with the rest of the ruby world as well as make sure it
picks up any c extensions (mysql, gd gems for example that need external
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