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# Distribution
-This document outlines the expected way to distribute Ruby, with a specific focus on building Ruby packages for operating system distributions.
+This document outlines the expected way to distribute Ruby, with a specific focus on building Ruby packages.
## Building a Ruby Tarball
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Downstream distributors should use the official release tarballs as part of their build process. This ensures that the tarball is created in a consistent way, and that the tarball is crytographically verified.
-## Building a Ruby Package
-
-Most distributions have a tool to build packages from a tarball. For example, Debian has `dpkg-buildpackage` and Fedora has `rpmbuild`. These tools will take the tarball and build a package for the distribution.
-
-```bash
-$ pkgver=3.1.3
-$ curl https://cache.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/${pkgver%.*}/ruby-${pkgver}.tar.xz --output ruby-${pkgver}.tar.xz
-$ tar xpvf ruby-${pkgver}.tar.xz
-$ cd ruby-${pkgver}
-$ ./configure
-$ make
-$ make install
-```
-
## Updating the Ruby Standard Library
The Ruby standard library is a collection of Ruby files that are included with Ruby. These files are used to provide the basic functionality of Ruby. The standard library is located in the `lib` directory and is distributed as part of the Ruby tarball.