Updated: Ruby 2.0.0-p481

Yaakov Selkowitz yselkowitz@cygwin.com
Fri Aug 29 16:00:00 GMT 2014


The following packages have been updated in or added to the Cygwin 
distribution:

* ruby-2.0.0-p481-1
* ruby-bigdecimal-1.2.5-1
* ruby-curses-1.0.1-1
* ruby-io-console-0.4.2-1
* ruby-json-1.8.1-1
* ruby-psych-2.0.5-1
* ruby-rake-10.3.2-1
* ruby-rake-compiler-0.9.3-1
* ruby-rdoc-4.1.1-1
* ruby-test-unit-2.5.5-1
* rubygems-2.4.1-1

Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy 
object-oriented programming.  It has many features to process text files 
and to do system management tasks (as in Perl).  It is simple, 
straight-forward, and extensible.

This is a major update to the latest release in the 2.0 series.  The 
packaging scheme of gems has been changed considerably, based on Fedora. 
  Gems are now installed under /usr/share/gems (except for compiled C 
extensions) for better FHS compliance and to avoid having to rebuild 
noarch gems for each future major Ruby release.  Each gem also comes 
with a separate -doc package with the generated documentation, which can 
be either viewed in a web browser (served with 'gem server') or from the 
command-line (with 'ri').


Yaakov



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