rubygem problem

Al Gordon runlevel7 at
Tue Oct 11 14:20:53 UTC 2005

On 10/11/05, Shot - Piotr Szotkowski <shot at> wrote:
> If you plan to install anything from source, it's best to prepend the
> installation command with `checkinstall -D`, as it will create a .deb
> file, install it (which registers the installed files with apt) and
> is a nice way to have the software cleanly uninstallable.

Usually, I say the same thing.  However, maybe "install from source"
was the wrong term for me to use in my previous message.  The method I
showed installed gems via a ruby install script, rather via 'make
install'.  I don't think that checkinstall will work in this
scenario... or will it?


  -- AL --

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