SUSE-RU-2015:1986-2: moderate: Recommended update for ruby-common

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for ruby-common

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2015:1986-2
Rating:             moderate
References:         #934328 #953771 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1

   An update that has two recommended fixes can now be


   This update for ruby-common provides several fixes and enhancements:

   - Help the solver to pick the right gem2rpm for the default Ruby version.
   - Fix premature return from from gem install.
   - Fail early if gem install fails, avoiding confusing error messages at
     the end of the build.
   - Implement cleaner solution for the extensions doc dir.
   - Do not overwrite options.otheropts.
   - Fixed forwarding of options to gem install.
   - Call ruby with -x from shell wrappers otherwise it might run into an
     endless loop.
   - Add shell-launcher to avoid dependency on a fixed Ruby version.
   - Ignore any files found in */.gem/*. In some versions of rubygems, gems
     that are installed are also copied to ~/.gem/.

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-157=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-157=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (noarch):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (noarch):



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