[SciPy-User] Pylab - standard packages

Andreas Hilboll lists@hilboll...
Tue Sep 25 04:27:37 CDT 2012

> Something that could raise awareness and expedite the adoption of the
> Pylab standard under Linux would be the availability of repositories
> for some of the most common distributions (e.g. Ubuntu, Fedora,
> RHEL-a-likes).  As a number of distributions take a while to catch up
> with the latest releases of ipython etc making Ubuntu PPA and
> repos.fedorapeople.org repositories available could provide people
> with a familar, quick and easy means to install Pylab.  Not sure
> whether we would want distribution package managers automatically
> upgrading packages though when new Pylab standards/packages are
> released.  Any thoughts?
> On a related note it might be a good opportunity to bring the
> fairly-official-looking Scipy PPA [1] up to date.
> [1] https://launchpad.net/~scipy/+archive/ppa


Just some days ago I registered the pylab team on launchpad, with a
'pylab-stable' PPA:


However, no packages yet. Anyone wanting to participate send me a note,
and I'll take you on the team.

Cheers, Andreas.

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