On Sun, 23 Sep 2007, Rick DeNatale wrote:

> 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.

Shall I bite?

So what's wrong with Debian's Ruby packaging and what would be the proper 
way? (AFAIcan see the above problem doesn't have anything to do with 
Debian's packaging but instead with a compile flag?)
*t

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