Python Webstart ?
nytimes at swiftdsl.com.au
Sat Sep 18 02:55:16 CEST 2004
Daniel Dittmar wrote:
> huy wrote:
>> Just wondering if there were any plans (or existing projects) similar
>> to Java webstart for Python. I think this would be a boon for python.
>> I would love to start my new project using Python but the deployment
>> (and long term upgrading) factor is a major itch which pyfreeze and
>> py2exe just doesn't scratch properly.
> One quick solution would be to install a cvs client together with
> python. This would update just those files that have changed. Your
> clients could even rollback to an earlier release should there be any
> It doesn't have to be cvs. Some of the newer source code control systems
> have the ability to update through HTTP, should there be some
> restrictions because of a firewall.
> A command line client would be quite enough as you would be calling it
> from your program anyway. There is no need for your clients to learn
> anything about it.
Great idea Daniel. An SVN client would work well. I'll think about it
for a while but I think this would be a real option.
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