[Ironpython-users] IronPython Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2

Matthias Klose doko at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 4 13:11:12 CEST 2011


On 10/04/2011 12:47 PM, Doug Blank wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 5:36 AM, Matthias Klose <doko at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> On 10/04/2011 09:52 AM, Christopher Tottle wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>>  Dose anybody know why IronPython has been removed from Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2? as it was in Beta 1
>>>
>>>  http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/packages/show/332742
>>
>> IronPython was built from the dlr-languages source package, which wasn't updated
>> for the current mono version, and did fail to build from source.
>>
>> See https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dlr-languages/+bug/831402
>>
>> If you want to provide an update/patch, please file an issue in the Ubuntu bug
>> tracker.
> 
> I'd really like to see dlr-languages in Ubuntu. The failure above is
> from the IronRuby sources. I just built ironruby yesterday from git
> with Mono 2.10.2, and worked fine for the regular config.
> 
> Does Ubuntu need an official release to be able to include
> dlr-languages?

No.

> Or can it be from current trunk?

dlr-languages is a leaf package (no reverse dependencies or build dependencies),
so it should be sae to upgrade.  Best thing would be to provide a package in a
PPA, or provide the updated source package.


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