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Re: Updating packages for dependencies



On Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 01:05:11PM -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> Currently I've got a package python-toscawidgets-0.9 in epel.  It is a  
> python library that can have modules that add functionality.  
> python-tw-forms is one of the major modules.  This has just been  
> reviewed and built for Fedora.  Unfortunately, it needs a newer version  
> of python-formencode than is in EPEL-5.  Moreover, this is a newer  
> version that can cause bugs if your code uses certain features of  
> formencode.
>
> How do we want to deal with this?  Upgrade formencode?  Upgrade  
> formencode at a certain point in time?  Remove toscawidgets since it's  
> pretty useless?  Create a parallel installable version of formencode for  
> the new version?
>
> Each of these has drawbacks.  What's the initial leaning?

I'm initially leaning towards bringing FormEncode up to 1.0.1.  We're
going to have to make the leap anyway if we expect to get TG2 working in
EPEL.

I haven't hit any regressions with 1.0.1 in any of my projects, so I'm
not entirely sure what issues may arise.

luke


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