[Baypiggies] py2exe. Python(x,y). Distribution issues.
sesquile at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 19:42:04 CEST 2008
On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 11:27 AM, Stephen McInerney
<spmcinerney at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > >> - virtualenv sounds useful, anyone have experience with it? Does it
> > >> to foreign
> > >> dependencies (e.g. C++/Fortran libs)?
> > >
> > > At this point, you really want a package manager, rather than the
> > > python centric distutils world. To get around this at my previous
> > > company we started using (and contributing to) gentoo-prefix .
> > > (You can think of it as a sandboxed package manager similar to fink or
> > > openpkg that runs on a posix (linux/macos/solaris/) box in it's own
> > > directory.
Note I never said Linux was the answer. ;) (even though I might believe that)
> > > If you want to take it a step further then you are into the vmware/xen
> > > realm.
> Look, the solution of least change is the best solution.
> We want to get to shrinkwrapped installers which figure out how to do the
> right thing, every time,
> without needing an MSCS degree.
Our installers did that (that being "just worked"), for Windows and
Linux, using the solution I mentioned above.
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