lost interest?

Chris Barker chrishbarker at attbi.com
Tue Dec 11 13:27:42 EST 2001

Andrew Kuchling wrote:

> Also, those of us using Debian already have dependency information for
> Python modules through apt.

Isn't this only true if it's been built as a .deb?

> It's not much fun to do a lot of work
> implementing a parallel Python solution that will still be less
> functional, as apt will also handle dependencies on non-Python
> software or libraries, a difficult task for a Python-only system.
> Switching to Debian has neatly killed my urge to work on a catalog.

The same is true for rpm based systems, but let's face it , distutils
was created for a reason. It would be very helpful if there could be ONE
way for people to do it, on ALL platforms.


Christopher Barker,
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