Python application for rpm creation

Matthias Runge mrunge at matthias-runge.de
Wed Nov 27 10:11:22 CET 2013


On 11/27/2013 03:28 AM, Amit Saha wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 1:39 AM, Unix SA <d.joshi84 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Sounds to me more like he is looking to package some other in house
>>> software, as opposed to packaging python specific libraries, etc..
>>
>> - Yes, This is exactly i am looking at
>>
>>
>>> Doing an apt-cache search on my Ubuntu desktop results with a project,
>>> Spectacle, coincidentally written in Python. (I haven't really looked > into
>>> it):
>>> http://meego.gitorious.org/meego-developer-tools/spectacle
>>
>> this looks useful, i shall looking to this... or may be try myself writing
>> something.
>>
>> if you guys ( others ) got something else for Redhat Linux rpm creation do
>> let me know.
> 
> I played with creating a RPM SPEC file "generator" for Sphinx documentation:
> https://github.com/amitsaha/sphinx_doc_packaging
> 
> It's written in Python, so perhaps may help with you a starting point.
> 
> Best,
> Amit.
> 
> 
In Fedora (and IMHO in EPEL, too) there is a package named pyp2rpm. This
is quite handy. It fetches sources from pypi, writes a basic SPEC file,
which might need minor tweaks, but in general, it really saves you time.

Matthias



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