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Old 11-23-2008, 09:32 PM
"Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton"
Default #501774 - where should the library source go?

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 10:03 PM, Thomas Viehmann <tv@beamnet.de> wrote:
> Hi Luke,

hiya thomas.

> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:

>> * build.py would be... ohh... perhaps something like... autoconf.
> Not more like make?

.... *hand-waving*

>I never called pyjs directly.

me only for _really_ obscure stuff / demo purposes.

>> my question, therefore, is: where in hell's name should these files
>> be installed????

>> * pyjs.py is obvious: it goes into /usr/bin/pyjs.py
> I wouldn't unless one needs to call it directly. Also, lose the .py for
> stuff in /usr/bin


>> * pyjslib.py i have absolutely NO clue about.
>> /usr/share/pyjamas/library/pyjslib.py ?
>> /usr/lib/pyjs/library/pyjslib.py ?
>> * DOM.py and ui.py etc. i have NO clue.
>> /usr/share/pyjamas/library/pyjamas/DOM.py ui.py Window.py etc. ?
>> /usr/lib/pyjs/pyjamas/DOM.py ?
> These (both "*"s) should all go somewhere under /usr/share/pyjamas.
> share vs. lib is whether the files are *arch*-dependent, which they are not.

oh, is that what the difference is?

>> that being the case, someone needs to "invent" a standard location
>> where all libraries contained as part of the pyjamas "package", and
>> all FUTURE libraries which depend, in future, on the pyjamas compiler,
>> are to be installed.
> Well, the question I'd have is whether pyjamas really is stable enough
> to go into unstable.

suuure as stable as can be, with MS changing the bloody
user-agent string in IE7.

well if FreeBSD can turn 0.3 into a release, then what the heck. but
yes - there has to be a 0.3.1 release before pyjamas can be packaged:
the recent change in the IE user-agent string from "MSIE 7" to "MSIE7"
causes pyjamas 0.3 to fallback to "old mozilla" which is a bit of a

>> can anyone come up with any good ideas?
> For the most part, you seem to have figured it all out already.

random guesses ha ha

thanks for the kicks in the right direction.


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