ruby-ferret - full text search engine library for Ruby

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename ruby-ferret_0.11.8.6-2+b2_amd64.deb
Package name ruby-ferret
Package version
Package release 2+b2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category ruby
License -
Maintainer Debian Ruby Extras Maintainers <>
Download size 297.74 KB
Installed size 1.25 MB
Ferret is a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written
for Ruby, inspired by the Java Lucene Project.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ruby-ferret_0.11.8.6-2+b2_i386.deb i386 Debian Main
ruby-ferret - - -


Name Value
libbz2-1.0 -
libc6 >= 2.14
libgmp10 -
libruby2.5 >= 2.5.0~preview1
ruby >= 1:2.5~0
ruby << 1:2.6~


Type URL
Binary Package ruby-ferret_0.11.8.6-2+b2_amd64.deb
Source Package ruby-ferret

Install Howto

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




2016-06-07 - Cédric Boutillier <>
ruby-ferret ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 9
* Remove version in the gem2deb build-dependency
* Use https:// in Vcs-* fields
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8 (no changes needed)
* Run wrap-and-sort on packaging files
* Add support for arm64 (Closes: #770922). Thanks Edmund Grimley Evans for
the patch
* Fix repetition in copyright file
* Remove info about bzlib/BSD-4-clause in copyright
* Set Testsuite to autopkgtest-pkg-ruby
2015-07-14 - Antonio Terceiro <>
ruby-ferret ( unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- ported to ruby2.2
* debian/copyright: add Files-Excluded to remove embedded copy of bzlib
* debian/rules: stop removing embedded copy fo bzlib which won't exist
anymore (Closes: #743909)
2013-11-25 - Cédric Boutillier <>
ruby-ferret ( unstable; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version
* debian/control:
+ remove obsolete DM-Upload-Allowed flag
+ use canonical URI in Vcs-* fields
+ update my email address
+ bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes needed)
+ drop transitional packages
* Remove single-debian-patch option
* Drop fix_compatibility_with_minitest.patch and
block_variables_have_local_scopes.patch (applied upstream)
* Remove indications that the source has been repacked (not true anymore)
* Remove embedded copy of bzlib when cleaning instead of repacking
* Add copyright notice for the embedded copy of bzlib
* Install RELEASE_NOTES as documentation
2012-06-26 - Cédric Boutillier <>
ruby-ferret ( unstable; urgency=low
* Bump build dependency on gem2deb to >= 0.3.0~
2012-06-14 - Cédric Boutillier <>
ruby-ferret ( unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version from a new source
+ the new code fixes format security issues (Closes: #672069)
+ change homepage to
* Build for all Ruby versions (Closes: #655636)
+ change depends accordingly
+ do not set shebang of bin/ferret to ruby1.8
* Repack source to remove convenience copy of bzlib
+ build-dep on libbz2-dev
+ dversionmangle in debian/watch
+ add debian/README.source explaining how to clean the source
* debian/patches:
+ disable_load_path_manipulation.patch: do not override $LOAD_PATH
+ disable_test_causing_segfault.patch: temporarily disable a test known to
cause segfaults
+ fix_compatibility_with_minitest.patch: fix a failing test with Ruby1.9
+ use_system_bzlib.patch: adapt the source to use system libbz2
+ fix_typos_in_source_code.patch: correct some spelling errors in the
source code
+ block_variables_have_local_scopes.patch: fix syntax in
* Override dh_auto_clean to remove test/temp when cleaning
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes needed)
* Set priority of transitional packages to extra
* Add myself to Uploaders:
* Update copyright to DEP-5 copyright-format/1.0
* Add TUTORIAL and debian/README.source to documents
* Override lintian warnings about duplicate descriptions of transitional
2011-07-28 - Antonio Terceiro <>
ruby-ferret (0.11.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Rename package to ruby-ferret and migrate to gem2deb.
* Moved source to pkg-ruby-extras git repos, Vcs-* fields adjusted
* debian/copyright rewriten in DEP-5 format and more complete

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