[SciPy-User] Pylab - standard packages

Travis Oliphant travis@continuum...
Tue Sep 25 16:55:55 CDT 2012

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. 


On Sep 25, 2012, at 4:27 AM, Andreas Hilboll wrote:

>> 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
> +1
> Just some days ago I registered the pylab team on launchpad, with a
> 'pylab-stable' PPA:
>   https://launchpad.net/~pylab/+archive/stable
> 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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