[pacman-dev] perl module repo

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Wed Oct 18 18:56:21 EDT 2006

On Wed, 18 Oct 2006 16:45:10 -0500
"Aaron Griffin" <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 10/18/06, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > > This is actually a superior idea IMO, and could be extended
> > > infinitely (to python, et al) and not require a complex plugin
> > > system in pacman to do this.
> >
> > This is one of the reasons I wrote pacbuild... too bad it's still
> > not done...  While the actual building is only one part of this,
> > you'd need something if it was extended to all packages.
> eww. I looked at python, and while the xmlrpc interface to Pypi is
> cake, as far as getting information, and the download urls list 'kind'
> by distutils, eggs, etc etc, there is _no_ dependancy information
> anywhere, and according to some of the docs, it never will have
> dependancy info.

Eggs should have dependency info inside them.  Anything easy_installable
should be pretty good about that sort of stuff.  If it's not
setuptools-able, that's when you'll run into trouble.

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