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Re: sugar-pippy dependencies



On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 2:33 AM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie codewiz org> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> the sugar-pippy rpm in Fedora depends on pygame, which is used by some
> of the examples.
>
> So far, so good, but pygame in turn depends on numpy, a 7.7MB package
> which a lot of huge dependencies such as atlas (11MB), libgfortran
> (1MB), blas (700KB) and python-nose (1MB).
>
> The rest of Sugar is now free of numpy, so it would be good if we could
> get rid of it completely.  One quick solution would be splitting the
> problematic examples to a sugar-pippy-examples-extra package.
>
> Another possibility -- probably the cleanest -- would be splitting the
> optional classes surfarray and sndarray to a subpackage of pygame.

The numpy dep issue was discussed on fedora-devel a while ago and I
thought they were going to split the specific bit of numpy that
depended on atlas et al out into a separate package. I was of the
understanding that this had already been done.

Peter


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