[Distutils] Installing stdeb on vanilla Ubuntu
olof.bjarnason at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 06:43:55 CEST 2009
2009/9/28 Andrew Straw <strawman at astraw.com>:
> Andrew Straw wrote:
>> Olof Bjarnason wrote:
>>> Hi distutils!
>>> So I'm quite sure stdeb is the tool for "py2deb" I'm looking for.
>>> What are the "correct" steps of installing this tool, assuming
>>> Ubuntu9.04. I guess I need this:
>>> 1. Python (check)
>>> 2. distutils (check)
>>> 3. setuptools (dunno? how do I install?)
>>> 4. stdeb (how do I install correctly?)
>>> As all of you know by now, I'm fairly new to distutils, PyPI, eggs,
>>> cheesecake, setuptools and stdeb. It's a whole new universe! :)
>> Hi Olof,
>> For ubuntu 9.04, you will need stdeb 0.4 (the current git master
>> branch), which isn't released yet. I consider
>> http://github.com/astraw/stdeb/issues/#issue/10 to be blocking the
>> release of 0.4.
>> Stay tuned... with luck I'll find a workaround today. But I'm interested
>> in seeing the resolution to the debhelper bug (Debian bug #548392) so I
>> can account for that, too.
> OK, I have uploaded stdeb 0.4 to http://pypi.python.org/pypi/stdeb/0.4
> (Also 0.3.1 to http://pypi.python.org/pypi/stdeb/0.3.1 )
> The README.rst file in there should hopefully have enough to get you
> started (presuming your setup.py file works).
> I'll make an announcement once the dust settles from the hosting
> company's computer move. (github is switching to rackspace today.)
Cool. Is there a way to update with easy_install from 0.3 which I,
oops, installed last night ;) ?
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