Ruby gems: Using Linux/BSD packages vs. gem install

Posted by Steven_Rosenber on Feb 14, 2021 8:37 AM EST
passthejoe.net; By Steven Rosenberg
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As a Ruby user and programmer, I thought that Linux distributions and BSD projects offered packaged versions of Ruby gems to add sanity and stability to a computer. However, the consensus is that the reason Linux distributions and BSD projects package Ruby gems is to satisfy the dependencies for other Ruby software they package.

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