[Sugar-devel] [RELEASE] Calculate 30
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Fri Apr 24 06:43:05 EDT 2009
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 12:32, Aleksey Lim <alsroot at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 10:09:04AM +0200, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 00:32, Gary C Martin <gary at garycmartin.com> wrote:
>> > On 23 Apr 2009, at 22:47, Reinier Heeres wrote:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> Are those things not mostly already present? Even on my XO with 767
>> >> (F9), installing matplotlib 0.91.4-1.fc9 only drags in python-dateutil
>> >> and pytz for a total download of 4.7MB. From a quick inspection I
>> >> can't find any new dependencies (except for dejavu-sans-fonts (F11) or
>> >> dejavu-fonts (F10)). Also, perhaps many of those things would be
>> >> interesting to ship anyway (like numpy).
>> > FWIW: I think numpy is already in (replaced numeric if I remember).
>> >> I don't have a running SoaS, but I think it would be useful to see how
>> >> many new things are actually pulled in by installing this. Could
>> >> anybody do this?
>> > Just yum installed python-matplotlib on Soas-beta:
>> > python-matplotlib 4Mb
>> > dejavu-fonts-common 61k
>> > dejavu-sans-fonts 2.4Mb
>> > fontpackages-filesystem 6.2k
>> > python-dateutil 249k
>> > pytz 37k
>> > Total 6.8M
>> > Not too painful I think.
>> Yeah, and python-matplotlib has great educational value so I guess
>> makes a lot of sense to add to the Sugar platform. Aleksey, what do
>> you think?
> Agree about python-matplotlib but it has several gui backends
> and distributions are free to link python-matplotlib to some/most/all of
> them. I think its not a good idea to link SugarPlatform to qt/wx/tk.
> Anyway distros are free to add it to SP package - for example
> SoaS (moreover it seems that matplotlib package from fedora requires only
> gtk backend)
True, maybe we should enter tickets for the distros that bundle all
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