[Twisted-Python] 2.0.0 pre-pre-release

Eric Mangold teratorn at twistedmatrix.com
Mon Feb 7 10:39:20 EST 2005

On Sun, 6 Feb 2005 13:26:03 -0500, James Y Knight <foom at fuhm.net> wrote:

> On Feb 6, 2005, at 6:41 AM, Christopher Armstrong wrote:
>> Yeah. "Twisted Core" is just used to disambiguate it from the other
>> subprojects of Twisted. AIUI, "Twisted" is officially the networking
>> framework. The tarball that contains everything will just be a
>> convenience, and it will be called something like TwistedSumo.tar.bz2.
>> I encourage packagers to name the twisted core package "twisted" and
>> twisted subproject packages "twisted-foo". A "sumo" package is
>> unnecessary on all non-barbaric packaging systems; I only think it's
>> appropriate in tarball and win32 form.
> I'm not sure that's right. I think it may be useful (and probably  
> expected by users) on debian, say, to have a "twisted" package which  
> installs every little bit of code associated with twisted, and a  
> twisted-core package which is the core bits. The "twisted" package  
> wouldn't actually contain any data, but simply depend on all the other  
> packages.

That is what I would expect and prefer :)


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