[Sugar-devel] Adding git to Sugar platform?
alsroot at activitycentral.org
Fri Oct 21 10:36:22 EDT 2011
On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 02:31:54PM +0000, Aleksey Lim wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 08:28:57AM -0400, Walter Bender wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 8:17 AM, Aleksey Lim <alsroot at activitycentral.org>wrote:
> > > On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 11:02:58AM +0200, Simon Schampijer wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > the bundlebuilder uses git to package the tarballs and xo-bundles . I
> > > > would therefore say, the git should be a dependency for the
> > > > sugar-toolkit and should be added to the Platform components.
> > > >
> > > > Any objections about that?
> > >
> > > I personally treated SP as a runtime dependencies stack. Making bundles
> > > is a development workflow and it will be useless in pure runtime
> > > environment.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Aleksey
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> > Maybe what we need is a git activity that kids interested in developing can
> > download???
> Ideally for me, git is the right dependency for SDK
> <string>Software</strike>Sugar <strike>Development</strike>Doers' Kit
> we don't have right now.
> Using activity, in current state of .xo format, will mean either bundling
> git (sounds weird) or not working in defualt Sugar environment (but making
> it working, will mean blowing SP all time w/o the limit).
> The right way for me, is adding PackageKit dependency to SP, that might
> be used directly (e.g, using PK DBus in the bundler) or indirectly in Sweets
> (that might be added to SP as well).
For indirect usage in Sweets, I meant something like
subrocess.check_call(['sweets', 'git', ...])
i.e, hight level call to lauch git with installing it from PackageKit if
there is such need.
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