How to not collaborate with Debian (and upstream)

Michael Casadevall sonicmctails at
Thu Aug 28 05:43:21 BST 2008

(sorry for the top post, damn you gmail, damn you)

Well, I think we're all agreeing that the proper fix would be to package
gems individually into the archive, but this isn't a minor project, so
we should collaborate with Debian Ruby to determine the best course of

On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 00:37 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Thursday 28 August 2008 00:04, Justin Dugger wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 10:22 PM, Michael Casadevall
> >
> > <sonicmctails at> wrote:
> > > +1 on reverting this upload until a consensus among -motu and -devel
> > > can be reached.
> >
> > Even putting aside the rookie packaging errors, there appears to be a
> > serious technical problem here (and a bit of pathology from Debian
> > too).  The idea about finding a consensus thus far has not mentioned
> > upstream itself, nor has any of the bugs about this issue I've seen.
> > It would be handy if someone were to document whatever discussion and
> > decisions upstream has made, if this is truly about collaboration
> > between Ubuntu, Debian and upstream.
> >
> > Justin Dugger
> At this point I'd like to start with getting some consensus within Ubuntu.  I 
> totally don't understand what you mean by pathology from Debian?  Surely 
> we've done enough disrespecting our upstream without adding on to it.
> Scott K

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