On Tue, 2018-03-06 at 09:17 -0300, Antonio Terceiro wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2018 at 08:16:01PM +0000, John Leach wrote:
> > On Sun, 2018-03-04 at 13:50 -0300, Antonio Terceiro wrote:
> > > 
> > > Thanks for raising this.
> > > 
> > > ruby2.3 used dh_auto_configure, while ruby2.5 calls ./configure
> > > directly
> > > due to some incompatibilities between dh_auto_configure in
> > > debhelper
> > > compatibility level 10+ and the way multi-arch is handled in Ruby
> > > upstream. Those paths are usually passed in to ./configure by
> > > dh_auto_configure, but are missing from the direct call to
> > > /configure.
> > > 
> > > I have just uploaded ruby2.5 2.5.0-6 fixing this.
> > 
> > Hi Antonio,
> > 
> > thanks for that, but your patch seems to be adding in a --
> > runstatedir
> > flag to configure and that doesn't look supported by ruby (
> > --localstatedir and --sysconfdir are though)
> > 
> > Is that a mistake or am I misunderstanding something?
> 
> Good question. There is a runstatedir entry in RbConfig::CONFIG, but
> indeed configure does how who a corresponding --runstatedir.
> --runstatedir is a commonly-accepted flag in autotools-based project,
> however.
> 
> I'm not sure how this ends up in rbconfig, or if my passing
> --runstatedir has any effect at all. I would need to drop it and try
> again, but that is not a priority for me at the moment.

for me it's actually breaking the build:

configure: error: unrecognized option: `--runstatedir=/var/run'

https://launchpadlibrarian.net/359619234/buildlog_ubuntu-artful-amd64.r
uby2.5_2.5.0-4bbox5~artful1_BUILDING.txt.gz

I've removed it to get things building for me. Unsure how (or if?) it's
working for Debian, but my build environment is a bit different.

Thanks,

John.

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