ruby1.8 1.8.7.352-2ubuntu1.4 source package in Ubuntu

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ruby1.8 (1.8.7.352-2ubuntu1.4) precise-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service and possible code execution via
    heap overflow in floating point parsing.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4164.patch: check lengths in util.c.
    - CVE-2013-4164
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Tue, 26 Nov 2013 09:09:41 -0500

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Marc Deslauriers on 2013-11-26
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ruby
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libruby1.8: Libraries necessary to run Ruby 1.8

 Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
 object-oriented programming. It has many features to process text
 files and to do system management tasks (as in perl). It is simple,
 straight-forward, and extensible.
 .
 This package includes the libruby, necessary to run Ruby 1.8.

libruby1.8-dbg: Debugging symbols for Ruby 1.8

 Contains debugging symbols for libruby1.8.
 .
 This package is provided primarily to provide a backtrace with names
 in a debugger, this makes it somewhat easier to interpret core
 dumps. Most people will not need this package.

libtcltk-ruby1.8: Tcl/Tk interface for Ruby 1.8

 tcltklib is an extension library for Ruby 1.8. It makes Ruby 1.8
 programs to be able to use low level interface for the Tcl/Tk.

ri1.8: Ruby Interactive reference (for Ruby 1.8)

 ri is a command line tool that displays descriptions of built-in Ruby
 methods, classes, and modules. For methods, it shows you the calling
 sequence and a description. For classes and modules, it shows a
 synopsis along with a list of the methods the class or module
 implements.
 .
 This package provides the ri documentation for the Ruby 1.8 standard library.
 The ri1.8 executable itself is in the ruby1.8 package.

ruby1.8: Interpreter of object-oriented scripting language Ruby 1.8

 Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
 object-oriented programming. It has many features to process text
 files and to do system management tasks (as in perl). It is simple,
 straight-forward, and extensible.
 .
 This package provides version 1.8 series of Ruby.
 .
 On Debian, Ruby 1.8 is provided as separate packages. You can get
 full Ruby 1.8 distribution by installing following packages.
 .
   ruby1.8 ruby1.8-dev ri1.8 ruby1.8-examples libtcltk-ruby1.8

ruby1.8-dev: Header files for compiling extension modules for the Ruby 1.8

 Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
 object-oriented programming. It has many features to process text
 files and to do system management tasks (as in perl). It is simple,
 straight-forward, and extensible.
 .
 This package contains the header files and the mkmf library, necessary
 to make extension library for Ruby 1.8.

ruby1.8-examples: Examples for Ruby 1.8

 This package provides example programs about Ruby 1.8.
 .
 Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
 object-oriented programming. It has many features to process text
 files and to do system management tasks (as in perl). It is simple,
 straight-forward, and extensible.

ruby1.8-full: Ruby 1.8 full installation

 For many good reasons, the Ruby programming language is split in many
 small different packages. Installing this package will make sure you have
 all the packages that add up to a full Ruby installation, with the exception
 of the Tcl/Tk bindings for Ruby, which are only recommended.