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GitLab for Fedora

An effort to package GitLab for Fedora.

This project has a dedicated mailinglist at (HOW TO APPLY? LINK TO ARCHIVE?)

There are weekly meetings in the Fedora Admin irc channel: Location: Start: 2014-03-20 - 19:00:00 UTC End: 2014-03-20 - 20:00:00 UTC

This started as a Google Summer of Code project

Currently the following gems are still missing from Fedora

Link to all meeting minutes: LINK TO OTHERS

System dependencies

TODO Clean up system dependencies
Most of these packages are needed if you compile ruby from sources, or install/build gems with native extensions.

The equivalent of Debian's build-essential is:

# yum groupinstall 'Development Tools' 'Development Libraries'

The rest of the packages can be installed with:

# yum install zlib-devel libyaml-devel openssl-devel gdbm-devel readline-devel ncurses-devel libffi-devel curl git openssh-server redis libxml2-devel libxslt-devel libcurl-devel libicu-devel python

Below is the table for an easy reference.

GitLab system dependencies
Debian Fedora 19
sudo sudo
zlib1g-dev zlib-devel
libyaml-dev libyaml-devel
libssl-dev openssl-devel
libgdbm-dev gdbm-devel
libreadline-dev readline-devel
libncurses5-dev ncurses-devel
libffi-dev libffi-devel
curl curl
git-core git
openssh-server openssh-server
redis-server redis
postfix postfix
Fail fail
libxml2-dev libxml2-devel
libxslt-dev libxslt-devel
libcurl4-openssl-dev libcurl-devel
libicu-dev libicu-devel
python python

Runtime gems


Missing gems



Gitlab runtime gems  :  145
Gems in Fedora repos :  389
Common gems          :  70
To be packaged       :  75
Pending review in BZ :  11
When BZ go in repos  :  64

Unofficial repository

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