ruby-open4 - library for managing child processes in Ruby

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name ruby-open4
Package version 1.3.4
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 79 B
Download size 13.97 KB
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Open4 lets you open child process with handles on pid, stdin, stdout, and
stderr: manage child processes and their I/O handles easily.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ruby-open4_1.3.4-1_all.deb 1.3.4 all Ubuntu Universe
ruby-open4 - - -


Name Value
ruby -
ruby-interpreter -


Type URL
Binary Package ruby-open4_1.3.4-1_all.deb
Source Package ruby-open4

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ruby-open4 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ruby-open4




2014-06-19 - Cédric Boutillier <>
ruby-open4 (1.3.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Cédric Boutillier ]
* Imported Upstream version 1.3.4
* Drop transitional packages (Closes: #735728)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5
+ remove obsolete DM-Upload-Allowed flag in debian/control
* use canonical URI in Vcs-* fields
* debian/copyright: use copyright-format/1.0 official URL for Format field
[ Roberto C. Sanchez ]
* Remove myself from uploaders
2012-06-24 - Paul van Tilburg <>
ruby-open4 (1.3.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/control:
- Bumped the standards-version to 3.9.3.
- Bumped the build-depend on gem2deb to 0.3.0.
- Set the priority for the transtional packages lib*-ruby to "extra".
* debian/source/lintian-overrides: added to override description warnings
for the transitional packages.
2011-09-25 - Paul van Tilburg <>
ruby-open4 (1.1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Source packages adapted according to the new Ruby policy:
- Build for both ruby1.8 and ruby1.9.1.
- Migrated to pkg-ruby-extras git repos. Changed the Vcs-* fields in
debian/control accordingly.
- Changed the depends and recommends to follow the new Ruby
library naming scheme.
* debian/control:
- Added a default DM-Upload-Allowed field set to yes.
- Standards-Version bumped to 3.9.2; no changes required.
- Set XS-Ruby-Versions to all.
- Changed the build-depends for using gem2deb instead of ruby-pkg-tools.
- Switched the maintainer with the uploaders field as per new
convention the team is the default maintainer.
* debian/copyright: small updates.
2010-02-20 - Lucas Nussbaum <>
libopen4-ruby (0.9.6-5) unstable; urgency=low
* std-ver 3.8.4. No changes needed.
* Switch to ruby 1.9.1. Closes: #569885.
2009-08-27 - Roberto C. Sanchez <>
libopen4-ruby (0.9.6-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Update package section to ruby to comply with new archive layout.
* Bump standards version to 3.8.3 (no changes)
* Make lintian happy:
+ Have Build-Depends satisfy requirements for 'debian/rules clean'
+ Add missing ${misc:Depends} dependency for each binary package
2008-06-17 - Roberto C. Sanchez <>
libopen4-ruby (0.9.6-3) unstable; urgency=high
* Build-Depends on ruby-pkg-tools >= 0.14 and install 1.9 module files
into /usr/lib/ruby/1.9.0/ (Closes: #484616)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.0 (no changes).
2008-05-08 - Roberto C. Sanchez <>
libopen4-ruby (0.9.6-2) unstable; urgency=high
* Replace libcommandline-ruby1.8 (<< 0.7.10-10~) (Closes: #479502)
2008-04-15 - Roberto C. Sanchez <>
libopen4-ruby (0.9.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #462032)

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