"Pete McBreen, McBreen.Consulting" <mcbreenp / cadvision.com> wrote:
>
>Anybody know what it would take to get Ruby into the standard GNU Linux
>distributions?

What are the standard GNU distributions?  For Debian it just
takes willingness for someone to do it...

>I'm interested because I'm looking for a web hosting provider that
>supports the use of Ruby. There is plenty of Perl/Python support, but
>I've not found Ruby yet.
>
>Interestingly though, I found a provider that supports whatever is on
>the standard RedHat Linux distribution. But Ruby doesn't appear to be on
>RedHat 6.2.

Red Hat's current distribution is 7.0.  (Yes, the one with a
broken gcc that has Linus yelling at them.)  Ruby might be in
there, check.

>Would getting on the GNU Linux distributions be a good thing for Ruby?
>Thoughts anyone?

It is already in Debian. :-)

Cheers,
Ben
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