Which programs are required to run bazaar under Linux.
John Arbash Meinel
john at arbash-meinel.com
Tue Oct 24 22:46:10 BST 2006
> I'm going to write a spec file for my linux distribution and I'm
> wondering which external programs are essential to run bzr. Currently
> there are diffutils, patch and tar pointed as required to run bzr.
> What to add/remove from spec file?
Actually, you don't need any external programs to run bzr for 99% of the
operation. You need python and it is best to install some extra python
libraries (though bzr will work without them, it is quite a bit slower).
Baz (the fork of Gnu Arch) required external utilities like diffutils
If you want the dependencies for bzr it is:
python >= 2.4
cElementTree (which brings with it ElementTree)
^- fast XML processing (comes with python 2.5)
The official deb makes this a strict dependency
^- support for sftp, this has a dependency on PyCrypto
I think this is also a strict dependency in current versions.
(Because everyone kept wondering how to get sftp support)
^- faster http downloads using persistent connections. (0.13 should
have persistent connections even without pycurl)
This is listed as a Recommended (IIRC)
We also have this on the Wiki:
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