[Twisted-Python] Get Twisted 10.0 in to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Free Ekanayaka free at 64studio.com
Mon Mar 8 05:30:18 EST 2010


|--==> On Sun, 07 Mar 2010 14:54:23 -0000, exarkun at twistedmatrix.com said:

  >>Good question. Something like pulling the source packages of all
  >>packages directly or indirectly depending on python-twisted-core and
  >>grepping for connectUDP.

  > I looked at the direct (apt-cache rdepends python-twisted | tail -n
  > +3) and once removed (apt-cache rdepends python-twisted | tail -n +3 |
  > xargs -iF bash -c 'apt-cache rdepends F | tail -n +3' | sort | uniq)
  > dependencies of python-twisted.

  > One package refers to connectUDP, flumotion.  It doesn't appear to
  > actually use it, though; instead it seems to be monkey-patching it to
  > correct a documentation issue.  I don't think the removal will break
  > this package, but it may result in flumotion-generated Twisted docs
  > which include connectUDP, even though it no longer exists.

Thanks for checking, it looks we're good then.

  >>>>Have you already asked Matthias Klose (the maintainer) if he is
  >>>>interested in updating the packages himself? If not, I'll be glad to
  >>>>help out.
  >>> No, I haven't. It'd be great if you could sort this out.
  >>Okay, I'll check that.

Matthias said he thinks that a Feature Freeze Exception is fine for
Twisted 10.0.0, and I can go on packaging it. There are quite a few
source packages to update, I'll try to do it in the coming days.



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