[pacman-dev] Libalpm direction and usage by others
trankas at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 12:47:39 EDT 2008
On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 4:04 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 9:06 AM, Loui <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, 28 Mar 2008 12:37:16 +0100
> > Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at frugalware.org> wrote:
> > > fwiw, there were working python bindings (and libpacman still has ones),
> > > but then problem with it was it violated KISS, so it was removed.
> > Was that to make libalpm development easier? Do you have any more
> > information? Thanks.
> They were removed because we didn't really do anything on top of what
> swig output. So we assumed the following:
> * Anyone could use swig to generate the same bindings
> * A more focused project for python bindings would do a better job at it
Such a project would probably benefit from browsing this project's source
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