[IPython-dev] making pydb play nice; ipython release may imply pydb release
rocky at panix.com
Sat Oct 7 11:39:41 EDT 2006
I don't know what easy_install is, but I'll look into when I get a
Begin perhaps a little bit of a rant:
pydb still uses autotools because I couldn't figure out how to get
setup.py to work as flexibly. There was a query I made a while back in
comp.lang.python asking how one can use setup.py and have it
This concept, uninstall, have been around for a decade or so in
autotools and it's not an unreasonable thing to want to do. I just
assumed any *newer* system would do it. Using one of the Perl's
install system, to add insult to injury I think they say "This feature
is unsupported and deprecated." I guess we should be greatful that it
doesn't also complain that we are ugly too.
Ville M. Vainio writes:
> On 10/7/06, R. Bernstein <rocky at panix.com> wrote:
> > If it is the case that there is another release in 3-4 weeks and if
> > it's also the case that it would include (what I hope are rather
> > small) patches to allow pydb to be used, then it would probably be
> > advantageous to have another pydb release about the same time.
> Have you tried making devel version pydb easy_install:able by any
> chance (as in "easy_install pydb==dev")? At some point (before the
> release) we could have compatible development version of both pydb and
> ipython for more widespread testing than what people on these lists
> can provide...
> Ville M. Vainio - vivainio.googlepages.com
> blog=360.yahoo.com/villevainio - g[mail | talk]='vivainio'
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