[SciPy-User] Pylab - standard packages

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Tue Sep 25 17:15:21 CDT 2012


On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 6:01 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 2:55 PM, Travis Oliphant <travis@continuum.io> wrote:
>> I guess LaunchPad has some nice integrations with PPA concepts.    I withdraw my recommendation about Github for this purpose.   But, there is a pylab github account that can be used.
>
> Yes a PPA is strictly so that debian/ubuntu/debian-derivative users
> can add it as a source for automatically-updated packages.
>
> Though I'd like to add that our wonderful friends at neurodebian
> already fill much of this role, I'm not really sure we need a new PPA.
>  They pretty much package everything we're talking about here, do it
> on time, and I'd rather encourage reuse and support of their
> extraordinary efforts than build a new one next to theirs.  If upon
> closer inspection we find good reasons *not* to use neurodebian, so be
> it; but let's not *start* by effectively redoing a small piece of what
> Yarik and Michael have already built up with so much work.

As far as I understand (not being a Linux user)

the ppa for pythonxy is mostly a repackaging of the Debian version,
which for statsmodels and related is mostly Yaroslav's and
NeuroDebian's work
https://launchpad.net/~pythonxy

(advantage for statsmodels: integrated tests of the devel version on Ubuntu)

Josef


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> Cheers,
>
> f
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