ruby-subexec - mechanism for spawning a subprocess

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name: ruby-subexec
Package version: 0.2.3+gh
Package release: 2
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 62 B
Download size: 4.38 KB
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Subexec is a simple library that spawns an external command. It has an optional timeout parameter, useful for libraries which are wrappers for external command line programs and which may sometimes fail ever to return control back to the original process.



    Source package: ruby-subexec

    Install Howto

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


    • /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/subexec.rb
    • /usr/share/doc/ruby-subexec/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/ruby-subexec/copyright
    • /usr/share/lintian/overrides/ruby-subexec
    • /usr/share/rubygems-integration/all/specifications/subexec-0.2.3.gemspec


    2014-05-05 - Pirate Praveen <> ruby-subexec (0.2.3+gh-2) unstable; urgency=low * Team upload [ Markus Tornow ] * debian/watch: added missing gh for dversionmangle [ Pirate Praveen ] * Rebuild with gem2deb >=0.7.5 (install gemspecs for all ruby versions) * Bump standards version to 3.9.5 (no changes)

    2013-05-20 - Markus Tornow <> ruby-subexec (0.2.3+gh-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream Release * pointing debian/watch to github instead of gemwatch, which has no test folder * removing the patch correct-wrong-export-LANG-syntax, it is implemented in the new upstream version

    2013-04-04 - Markus Tornow <> ruby-subexec (0.2.2-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial release (Closes: #691280)