Roger Pack schrieb:
>> if apt would be the only packet manager out there in the *nix-World you
>> can do this.
>> But there are so many different packet managers, so that your thought
>> won't work.
>> It's simply too much work
> 
> My assumption was that between apt-get and yum you'd have covered your 
> bases pretty well.
> If that's not the case I suppose you could specify an install command, a 
> la
> 
> specification[:system_dependency_install_command] = 'apt-get install 
> some_package || yum install some_package'
> 
> then run something like
> 
> gem install rmagick --with_system_dependencies
> 
> or what not.
> Thoughts?
> -=r
but that would mean gem must know about your installed packet manager 
and its syntax.