[sugar] Sugar Python environment

Owen Williams ywwg
Wed Sep 27 15:44:19 EDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-09-27 at 14:26 -0500, Ian Bicking wrote:
> I'm thinking that the Sugar jhbuild should probably use 
> virtual-python.py: http://peak.telecommunity.com/dist/virtual-python.py
> Alternately (and particularly if OLPC goes to Python 2.5), Python should 
> be built as part of the build process.  virtual-python basically 
> symlinks Python so it doesn't pick anything up from the global 
> installation.  It's like building a custom Python, but faster since it 
> doesn't actually build anything.

I had asked for this feature, so Marco pushed python into jhbuild.  It
was a start, but it didn't have the dbus bindings.  If we use a custom
python, someone will need to make sure that all of the bindings olpc
supports are actually installed by jhbuild.


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