[Buildroot] [PATCH 3/3] ruby: bump to version 2.1.2

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Aug 29 07:17:25 UTC 2014

Dear Peter Korsgaard,

On Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:15:01 +0200, Peter Korsgaard wrote:
> >>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:
>  > This commit bumps Ruby to version 2.1.2. It was quickly runtime tested
>  > on ARM EBIhf.
>  > In addition to this it changes the site to an http:// location, which
>  > is the official one advertised on the Ruby web site.
> I don't really know much about Ruby. Is 2.1.x compatible with 1.9.x or
> is it like Python2/Python3?

I don't really know much about Ruby either. But, about Ruby 2.0,
Wikipedia says:

Ruby 2.0 is intended to be fully backward compatible with Ruby 1.9.3.
As of the official 2.0.0 release on February 24, 2013, there were only
five known (minor) incompatibilities.

And then, about Ruby 2.1, they say:

Ruby 2.1.0 was released on Christmas Day in 2013.[31] The release
includes speed-ups, bugfixes, and library updates. Starting with 2.1.0,
Ruby is using semantic versioning.

So I believe we can simply bump the ruby package to 2.1, and not bother
keeping two separate packages.

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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