[openstack-dev] [DevStack] Python dependencies: PyPI vs distro packages

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Wed Aug 7 02:36:44 UTC 2013

On 08/06/2013 11:14 PM, Robert Collins wrote:
> On 7 August 2013 11:22, Jay Buffington <me at jaybuff.com> wrote:
>>     ln -s /usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/libvirtmod_qemu.so
>> $(VENV)/lib/python2.6/site-packages/
>> Why isn't libvirt-python on pypi?  AFAICT, nothing is stopping us from
>> uploading it.  Maybe we should just stick it on there and this issue
>> will be resolved once and for all.
> Please please oh yes please :).

It doesn't build from a setup.py, so there is nothing to upload. It's
built as part of the libvirt C library, and its build depends on scripts
that autogenerate source code from the C library headers (think swig,
except homegrown)

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