On 9/22/07, Tomas Pospisek's Mailing Lists <tpo2 / sourcepole.ch> wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Sep 2007, Rick DeNatale wrote:

> > One more strike against using Debian packaged Ruby!
>
> If I infer correctly it's rather one more strike against compiling with
> the "--enable-pthread" switch. So while it's yet another oportunity of
> Debian bashing I guess the more clever option would be to ask why
> "--enable-pthread" sucks so bad and whether ____Ubuntu____ (note that
> possibly Debian uses it too, I don't know) should switch it off...

I'm not bashing Debian in general, just the Debian approach to Ruby packaging.

In general I'm quite happy with Debian/Ubuntu, but not with deb packaged Ruby.

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Rick DeNatale

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