Bug 854418 - rubygem-rdoc doesn't provide Ruby documentation
rubygem-rdoc doesn't provide Ruby documentation
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rubygem-rdoc (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Mo Morsi
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-09-04 19:53 EDT by Eric Jacoboni
Modified: 2012-09-18 22:58 EDT (History)
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Description Eric Jacoboni 2012-09-04 19:53:14 EDT
On a fresh F17 installation, rubygem-rdoc-3.12.3.fc17 doesn't provide standard ruby documentation :

$ ri String
Nothing known about String

(same thing whatever is given to ri..)

Expected results should be :

= String < Object

= Includes:
Comparable (from ruby core)
Comment 1 Vít Ondruch 2012-09-05 02:05:38 EDT
As it is common for many rubygems, the documentation is split into the -doc subpackage, i.e. # yum install rubygem-rdoc-doc should solve your issue.
Comment 2 Eric Jacoboni 2012-09-05 07:03:29 EDT
I don't speak about the rubygem-rdoc documentation but of the documentation of ruby itself...
Comment 3 Eric Jacoboni 2012-09-05 11:49:22 EDT
I've found that removing the whole ruby stuff and reinstalling with yum install rubygem-rdoc.x86_64 "solves" the problem. As the .x86_64 (3.9.4-15.fc17) package does contains the documentation.

The rubygem-rdoc.noarch is newer (3.12-3.fc17) and miss the ruby documentation...
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-09-06 09:12:01 EDT
ruby-,rubygem-rdoc-3.12-5.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-09-06 10:33:36 EDT
ruby-,rubygem-rdoc-3.12-4.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
Comment 6 Vít Ondruch 2012-09-06 10:41:49 EDT
Actually you were right. I split the Ruby's documentation out of the rubygem-rdoc into its own -doc subpackage, so the updates to rubygem-rdoc will not remove the Ruby's documentation. There was also bug in rubygem-rdoc (wrong documentation search patch) and I fixed it as well.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-09-07 07:37:33 EDT
Package ruby-, rubygem-rdoc-3.12-4.fc17:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing ruby- rubygem-rdoc-3.12-4.fc17'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 8 Eric Jacoboni 2012-09-07 17:59:01 EDT
I've updated to the two package mentionned in the previous comment but my problem is still there :

$ ri String
Nothing know about String
Comment 9 Eric Jacoboni 2012-09-07 18:09:43 EDT
Well... Sorry. Installing ruby-doc fixes the problem.

All is fine, now.
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2012-09-17 18:52:49 EDT
ruby-, rubygem-rdoc-3.12-5.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2012-09-18 22:58:31 EDT
ruby-, rubygem-rdoc-3.12-4.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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