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About the Ruby team
The Debian Ruby team maintains Ruby software in Debian. This includes the interpreters, libraries and applications.
Libraries and applications are maintained inside the pkg-ruby-extras project.
The interpreter packages are maintained inside of the collab-maint project.
Get in touch
debian-ruby mailing list -- General discussions, sponsorship requests etc
pkg-ruby-extras-maintainers mailing list -- bug reports and other communication targetted at team-maintained packages
IRC: #debian-ruby channel on irc.debian.org
How to contribute
We are currently working on several items for the next Debian release. There are several items there in need of a volunteer to do it. Feel free to mail the team mailing list if you need any clarification before contributing to one of those items.
Besides that, there are recurring tasks that can always benefit from more people helping:
Improving documentation (this page, the Ruby page, etc..)
Maintainance of the team packages, including:
- bug triaging
- bug fixing
- packaging improvements in general
Documentation and Links
Packaging basics: see the packaging-tutorial package
$ apt-get install packaging-tutorial
- overview of team packages
Current status of the gem2deb transition