On Tue, Apr 02, 2019 at 10:09:07PM +0200, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote: > Package: libruby2.5 > Version: 2.5.5-1 > Severity: wishlist > > rubygems are currently a part of libruby2.5. Can you please split them into a > separate binary package like ruby2.5-rubygems (which libruby2.5 would still > depennd upon)? > > With jruby we have a second Ruby implementation in the archive (which embeds > rubygems unmodified) and currently whenever there's a ruby security release > which needs fixes to rubygems we also need to update jruby (while the Jruby > interpreter usually isn't affected by many of the security bugs in the > C-based ruby implementation).
We used to have a separate rubygems package, but stopped doing it when rubygems got merged into the stdlib. I would prefet going back to that to produce a binary from the interpreter. (which solves this problem just the same)
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