[Mailman-Developers] Mailman Sprint happening NOW at PyCon 2016 Canada

Barry Warsaw barry at list.org
Tue Nov 15 10:01:06 EST 2016

On Nov 15, 2016, at 11:12 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

>It was a good idea at the time, but IMO it will be way too much work
>to keep up to date as is.  If we must provide a bundle, I think we
>should use something like Simon's script (AIUI) to create a fully-
>provisioned tree from git, probably in (a) venv(s), and make a source
>tarball from that, venvs and all.  Something like a top-level setup.py
>to install it all in $prefix.
>Folks who don't want that (distros, seasoned admins) can probably
>handle git.  Probably... ;-)  And following readthedocs for config.

I think I missed a reference to Simon's script, but I'd be interested in that
approach too.  At this point it sounds like we shouldn't fixate on a single
deployment mechanism; we can provide some official containers, help distro
packagers, and above all, have really good documentation.


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