Changes between Version 21 and Version 22 of Packaging


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Timestamp:
2010-11-23T07:20:08Z (11 years ago)
Author:
zooko
Comment:

add summary of the goal of quickstart.html

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    v21 v22  
    99 * The quickstart.html should ''not'' instruct the user to install any dependency if the build system could instead satisfy that dependency automatically (currently, as of 2010-09-18, the only dependencies that can't be satisfied automatically are python, and pywin32 which is needed only on Windows).
    1010 * The quickstart.html is intended to be as simple as possible. Options (you can do it this way or that way as you prefer) or branches (if you are in this situation do this, else do that) are strongly discouraged from being written into quickstart.html. If at all possible, please move those to AdvancedInstall.
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     12The goal is that if the user starts with a system that has nothing installed on it (no Python, no compiler, etc.), but it has a network connection, they can follow the instructions in quickstart.html, which instruct them to install Python, and pywin32 if they are on Windows, and download the Tahoe-LAFS source code, and run {{{python setup.py build}}}, and then they'll have a {{{bin/tahoe}}} that works.
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    1214=== binary .egg's of dependency native-code packages ===