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Bug 547832 - sci-libs/gdal still uses ruby19
Summary: sci-libs/gdal still uses ruby19
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
Assignee: Sci-geo Project
Depends on:
Blocks: ruby19-removal
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Reported: 2015-04-26 18:12 UTC by Hans de Graaff
Modified: 2015-12-30 20:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Runtime testing required: ---

Patch for gdal-2.0.0.ebuild to remove ruby support (gdal-2.0.0-no-ruby.patch,2.88 KB, patch)
2015-07-09 15:02 UTC, Jean-Claude Repetto
Details | Diff
ts Patch for gdal-2.0.0.ebuild to remove ruby support (gdal-2.0.0-no-ruby.patch,2.86 KB, patch)
2015-07-21 14:17 UTC, Jean-Claude Repetto
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Description Hans de Graaff gentoo-dev 2015-04-26 18:12:15 UTC
Upstream support for Ruby 1.9 ended, therefore we'd like to remove ruby1.9 soon.

Your package depends on ruby:1.9, please use a recent ruby implementation and get this version stable, if the ruby:1.9 version had stable keywords.

Further reading:
Comment 1 Jean-Claude Repetto 2015-07-08 12:51:46 UTC
See the note on the GDAL wiki ( :

* NOTE * : In GDAL 2.0, the Ruby bindings are now disabled (#5880) due to being broken at build time, and lack of volunteers to maintain them. 

So all references to ruby can be removed from the gdal-2.0.0 ebuild.
Comment 2 Jean-Claude Repetto 2015-07-09 15:02:01 UTC
Created attachment 406412 [details, diff]
Patch for gdal-2.0.0.ebuild to remove ruby support
Comment 3 Jean-Claude Repetto 2015-07-21 14:17:08 UTC
Created attachment 407348 [details, diff]
ts Patch for gdal-2.0.0.ebuild to remove ruby support

Removed limitation on SWIG version.
Comment 4 Manuel Rüger (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-08-27 13:48:21 UTC
@sci-geo Please apply the patches here and drop the ruby support.

We're going to add IUSE="ruby" to use.mask soon.
Comment 5 Manuel Rüger (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-09-07 10:02:47 UTC
USE=ruby was masked.
Comment 6 Amy Liffey gentoo-dev 2015-12-30 20:10:13 UTC
author	Andrey Grozin <>	2015-09-18 13:23:11 (GMT)
committer	Andrey Grozin <>	2015-09-18 13:23:11 (GMT)
commit	53557216040e3d71130d20fbf0ccb611b86423e5

sci-libs/gdal: bug fix, cleanup
ogr documetration has moved, requiring a change in the ebuild.
gdal-2.0.0 no longer supports ruby bindings.
Bug: 554300