[DRE-maint] Bug#466823: RFP: rush -- Ruby replacement for a shell

Michael Schutte michi at uiae.at
Sun Mar 15 18:29:36 UTC 2009

noowner 466823
retitle 466823 RFP: rush -- Ruby replacement for a shell

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 11:15:51AM +0100, Michael Schutte wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Michael Schutte <m.schutte.jr at gmail.com>
> * Package name    : rush
>   Version         : (no official release yet)
>   Upstream Author : Adam Wiggins <adam at heroku.com>
> * URL             : http://rush.heroku.com/
> * License         : (needs to be clarified)
>   Programming Lang: Ruby
>   Description     : Ruby replacement for a shell
> rush is a replacement for the traditional UNIX shell which uses pure
> Ruby syntax.  Many common operations are provided as builtin methods,
> like grepping, finding and killing processes, or moving and copying
> files.  It can also control remote machines running rushd.

I no longer intend to close this ancient ITP myself; I live more than
happy with the Z shell and honestly haven’t felt an urge to play with
rush for ages.  If someone else wants finds this worthwhile: For the
time being, you can find some long-abandoned packaging stuff on
svn://svn.debian.org/pkg-ruby-extras/packages-wip/rush; to get in touch
with the maintainer, there is ruby-shell at googlegroups.com.

Michael Schutte <michi at uiae.at>
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