Joe Van Dyk wrote:
> On 8/31/06, Austin Ziegler <halostatue / gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/31/06, Joe Van Dyk <joevandyk / gmail.com> wrote:
> > > RubyGems is not authorized for use.
> >
> > And ... what's the reasoning for this? I'm genuinely curious.
>
> Our company has rather strict policies on software.  One of the
> hazards of being a government contractor, I suppose.
>
> > In answer to your question, I would  follow the guidelines of setup.rb
> > and use setup.rb itself (see PDF::Writer for how setup.rb can be
> > extended to include non-Ruby files like your .glade files). Then I'd
> > wrap that in your RPM and cause "ruby setup.rb install" to be called
> > by the install script inside of the RPM.
> >
> > However the hell you do that. ;)
>
> Thanks, I'll look into that.

I've been _slowly_ working on one. Currently the system can generate a
basic .deb package and I have most of the code written for generating
an .rpm package too, but it's not quite done yet.

If you'd like to work together on it, let me know.

T.