[tahoe-dev] 1.9.0 beta1 is tagged!
gdt at ir.bbn.com
Fri Oct 14 10:38:05 PDT 2011
Correct. The dependency is actually going to be driven by Twisted. Tahoe
(both current 1.8.3 and upcoming 1.9.0) is happy with both current
Foolscap-0.6.1 and upcoming Foolscap-0.6.2 . Both current Foolscap-0.6.1
and upcoming Foolscap-0.6.2 are happy with current Twisted-11.0.0 . But
current Foolscap-0.6.1 is not compatible with Twisted trunk, which means
that as soon as they make their next release, 0.6.1 won't be compatible
with that. So Foolscap-0.6.2 will be a pre-emptive compatibility strike.
OK, that makes sense.
I'm not sure how Tahoe is most likely to express this, or if it's even
possible to do something on the Tahoe side to help users get compatible
versions of the dependencies. The worry is that someone will either a)
have a working installation, update Twisted (but not Foolscap), and then
things will break, or b) will have Foolscap-0.6.1 already installed,
install Tahoe from scratch, wind up with a later Twisted version, and
things will break.
I have foolscap expressing a dependency on twisted, so it would seem
this is not really a tahoe problem.
The last two are a clear mistake: those libraries don't need interpreter
shbang lines. The other four are occasionally run as developer testing
tools: check_memory.py and check_speed.py are run by our buildbot on
each commit, check_grid.py was run to make sure the old AllMyData
production grid was still working, and check_load.py is a
manually-triggered traffic-generator for load testing.
ok, that makes sense
I think we can just remove the shbang lines from them.. to get the Tahoe
dependencies right, they're all run from our Makefile with a funky "@"
invocation that winds up running "python .../check_speed.py", so the
interpreter line isn't really necessary.
Sounds good. It should probably be using what autoconf would call
@PYTHON@; on pkgsrc there is no 'python', because it would end up
referring to something possibly different than you found at configure
time. But bin/tahoe gets this right, so it seems that setuptools deals
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