[IPython-dev] foolscap

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Sat Aug 9 16:26:55 EDT 2008

Hey John,

On Sat, Aug 9, 2008 at 8:57 AM, John Hunter <jdh2358 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was just playing around with ipython1, and noticed that the foolscap
> dependency is not listed at
> http://ipython.scipy.org/doc/ipython1/html/install.html.  I didn't
> catch this til runtime when I got a traceback about the foolscap
> ImportError -- I'm attaching a check_for_foolscap patch against the
> bzr trunk which will catch this at build time

Sorry, we need to just remove those docs altogether.  Now that all the
IPython1 code has been merged in, there's no need for that anymore.
And in the bzr trunk, foolscap is correctly checked for at setup time.

We're merging in all the code for a release, and I'll try to work on
cleaning up the docs at the site later to avoid these traps for the



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