bzr-git and Dulwich

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Thu Sep 10 13:05:49 BST 2009

Russel Winder wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-09-10 at 12:50 +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 07:20:03AM +0100, Russel Winder wrote:
>>> I got as far as checking out the bzr-git plugin, and got a Git clone of
>>> the master version of Dulwich (the Bazaar branch is a mere mirror :-( ,
>>> but now I am stuck.  There appear to be no "idiots guide to
>>> installation" instructions on how to install Dulwich either on the
>>> webpage ( or in a file in the
>>> repository -- it seems you have to either divine or guess the answer.  I
>>> suspect the Makefile rather than the is a hint, but it would be
>>> better to have explicit instruction.
>> It works the same way as for 99% of all other python packages out there. Run either:
> But isn't it always the 1% that completely destroys you filestore
> cleanliness.
I don't see how more instructions help anything there. They'll just tell
you to run "./ install" anyway, even if that script does nasty
>> "./ install"
>> or
>> "make install"
> I am still thinking that distutils is not the best
> installation/management system in the world.
> Really needs a deb file for Debian and Ubuntu.
Dulwich is in Debian sid/testing and Ubuntu karmic.



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