On Tue, 01 May 2018 12:17:17 +0200 Vincent Fourmond <fourm...@debian.org> wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: normal
>   Hello,
>   I intend to orphan the ruby-setup package. It is technically
> team-maintained by the Debian Ruby team, but the other listed uploader
> hasn't touched the package for a very long time, so I prefer to mark
> the package as orphaned. It is used by some package for their build
> procedure.
>   Kind regards,
>         Vincent
> The package description is:
>  setup.rb is an installation tool widely used for Ruby
>  programs. You can use it to distribute Ruby code you wrote
>  and be sure your users won't have difficulties installing
>  it.

currently only two packages depend on ruby-setup to build: ruby-tioga
and ruby-facets.

given that setup.rb is deprecated for a very long time -- the Ruby
community completely moved to rubygems -- IMO we should:

- migrate those packages away from ruby-setup
- remove support for ruby-setup from gem2deb
- remove ruby-setup from the archive

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