Server Team 20080722 meeting minutes

David Portwood dzp at
Thu Jul 24 21:55:52 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 08:52 -0400, Etienne Goyer wrote:
> Mathias Gug wrote:
> > ==== RAILS integration ====
> > 
> > macd reported that mod_rails has been packaged and uploaded to REVU. mathiaz
> > reviewed it and sent his feedback to Neil (the packager). Overall it looks
> > good.
> > 
> > macd also mentioned the discussions he's having with the Debian maintainers
> > for ruby/rubygems that is taking place in bug 145267[8]. There was some
> > discussion about the issue which boils down to a PATH issue. The debian gems
> > and the source installed gems don't end up in the same place. Rails apps looks
> > in a specific place and rails isn't capable of looking in more than one place.
> > soren, macd and persia discussed the path issue and deferred it to #ubuntu-
> > server after the meeting.
> > 
> > [8]:
> There was a guy speaking at Ubuntu Live 2007 about how he deployed Rails
> on Ubuntu.  He have a blog post about some of the stuff he do to
> automate the work.  He is working outside the packaging framework, so I
> do not know how much of it is applicable for us, but there it is:
> Right now, I understand he deploy mostly on CentOS + KVM, but does his
> development on Ubuntu + KVM so he must have a clue.  I will try to poke
> him in joining the list and sharing his experience.
Would be great to get another head in this. His post does seem to
indicate he is outside of packaging, but may have osme insight on the
deployment side of a sample app.

> -- 
> Etienne Goyer, Senior Ubuntu System Support Analyst
> Ubuntu Certified Instructor
> Canonical, Ltd

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