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Re: Is anyone packaging sage?

Kevin Kofler wrote:

> Neal Becker <ndbecker2 <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> http://sage.math.washington.edu/sage/
> This looks interesting, and indeed it would be nice to have this in
> Fedora. I don't know of any existing efforts to package it.
> One problem will be that they're bundling many third-party components
> which should be packaged separately:
> http://sage.math.washington.edu/sage/doc/html/inst/intro.html
> So the first step is to track down which of these dependencies are in
> Fedora already, whether they need any patches to work with SAGE, whether
> they are build-time (BuildRequires) dependencies, run-time (Requires)
> dependencies or both, whether they're required or optional and package
> those which are not in Fedora yet.
> I'd do things in the following order:
> 1. package required build-time dependencies
> 2. package required run-time dependencies
> 3. package as many optional build-time dependencies as possible
> 4. package SAGE itself
> 5. package optional run-time dependencies (and decide on a case by case
> basis whether it makes sense to add them as actual Requires: dependencies
> to the package or not)
> Please tell us of your progress and link to any review requests as you
> submit them. If you need help with the dependencies, please tell us that
> too.

Here is some info on Debian's packaging effort.  Looks like this would be a
big effort.


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