[IAEP] Understanding .xo versus .tar.bz2

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 08:04:04 EDT 2008

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 1:43 PM, Greg Dekoenigsberg <gdk at redhat.com> wrote:
> So I'm trying to package an activity for Fedora -- pippy, in this case --
> and I'm trying to understand the precise differences between a bundled .xo
> file and simply zipped up source files.
> In the case of pippy, the only difference seems to be the addition of the
> "locale" directory.  Is this true with most activity bundles?
> Pardon me if this is an ignorant question with a simple answer.  :)

For python activities, yeah. I think the xo bundle should also contain
*.pyc and *.pyo but I'm not sure if that's the case at the moment.

rpms should be built from the source tarball, in case you are
wondering about that.


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