dh-make-ruby - build Debian source package from Ruby library
will create a basic Debian source package from a tarball
generated with gem2tgz
, or from a DIRECTORY
containing Ruby code and metadata in a .gemspec file. If no argument is
will build a Debian source package from the
- -p PACKAGE, --package PACKAGE
- Uses PACKAGE as package name. By default, new packages will
be named as ruby-$gem, where $gem is the upstream name. If the package is
mainly used as a library, then it should use the default. On the other
hand, if the packages is mainly used as an application, then you should
drop the ruby- prefix by using this option an explicit package u.
- -w, --overwrite
- Overwrites packaging files that already exists but would be
created by dh-make-ruby if they didn't. Exception: debian/copyright
is never touched.
- --ruby-versions VERSIONS
- Ruby versions to build the package for. This is used to
generate the X-Ruby-Versions: field in the source package, that can later
be used to tune this value. By default, gem2deb generates a package that
works on all known Ruby versions, but it might be necessary to only build
the package for Ruby 1.9.1, for example (using --ruby-versions
- -h, --help
- Displays the help
- -v, --version
- Displays version information and exits.
- Prevents dh-make-ruby to check wnpp reports to get
the number of a possible ITP (intend to package) bug report. By default,
dh-make-ruby does check these reports, which requires an Internet
- -o, --offline
- Prevents dh-make-ruby from accessing the internet at
Copyright (c) 2011, Lucas Nussbaum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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