On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 5:54 PM, Vít Ondruch <v.ondruch / gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
>
> I am trying to prepare package of Ruby 1.9.3 for Fedora 17 and recently,
> there was raised question [1], if Ruby can work with system version of
> Oniguruma and what is the relation between Oniguruma and Ruby. Could you
> please clarify this issue? This might be show stopper for packaging Ruby
> 1.9.3 for Fedora 17, because our packaging guidelines [2] prohibits bundling
> of libraries for good reasons.

Ruby does not link against Oniguruma as a standalone library. It is
directly compiled into the interpreter binary from source code. In
other words, installing ruby does not add a library for Oniguruma to
the system.

Hope that helps,
Ammar