[IPython-dev] Let's get 0.13 released...

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Fri Jun 15 17:16:28 CDT 2012


On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 3:13 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 2:06 PM, Julian Taylor
> <jtaylor.debian@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > sorting this out should be a critical blocker for 0.13.
> > It can't be packaged in debian, ubuntu, fedora and likely most other
> > distributions following free software guidelines in the current state.
> > A binary blob and no mean to determine where to get the correct
> > un-obfuscated source from is a no-go.
>
> Ouch.  OK, let's have a blocker issue opened on this then.  Obviously
> not much point in releasing 0.13 if we can't make it into any distro.
>
> It shouldn't be too hard to determine which version we're using by
> comparing against a git tree.
>

Except that we would have to *build* for every commit to check, and hope
that the build tools also didn't change the output.  This is the whole
source of the problem - shipping minified js is equivalent to shipping a
dll.

I think the first sensible approach would be to test a current checkout,
and see if it works.


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