[CentOS-devel] Ruby and Rails packaging effort

Tue Dec 6 18:19:19 UTC 2011
Ali Corbin <ali.corbin at gmail.com>

On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 9:06 AM, Anthony J Burton <ant at coshx.com> wrote:

> I am working on getting Ruby and Rails working via RPMs on CentOS. It
> seems like much could be ported from Fedora, but that could very well be
> crazy talk on my part. We have a client who is using CentOS for whom we are
> delivering a working application, albeit with a lot of manual labor to get
> a working Ruby environment. Getting it working with RPM is part of the
> requirements and I'd like this to translate into a benefit for CentOS, if
> possible.
> We're using fpm right now to package the application. I have built and
> maintained RPMs in the past but am unfamiliar with the peculiarities of
> legacy commitments in CentOS (i.e. Ruby+Rails is a fast moving target;
> CentOS implies more stability).
> Any advice on getting this completed is welcomed.
> Thanks,
> Anthony
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EPEL has ruby and rubygems packages available for both rhel/centos 5 and 6.
It appears that you need to install them and then use gem to install ruby
on rails.
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