[Buildroot] [PATCH v5 2/3] python-cheetah: add host-package support

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Mar 11 08:34:04 UTC 2015

Dear Arnout Vandecappelle,

On Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:02:29 +0100, Arnout Vandecappelle wrote:

>  For me, the acid test is what the package declares itself.
> Cheetah.egg-info/requires.txt says Markdown >= 2.0.1
> For perl packages, we trust whatever dependencies the package declares. If we
> would have a scancpan-like script for pypi, the dependency would be there.

I actually did start such a script at some point :-)

>  On the other hand, as long as the lack of dependency is not bothering anyone,
> we can leave it as it is :-) The purpose of discussion is what should be the
> guiding principle for future python packages. My proposal is: follow the egg info.

I'm fine with that.

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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