Building a python application

Niranjan Rao nhrdls at
Tue Apr 2 16:47:14 UTC 2013

On 04/02/2013 09:00 AM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Mar 23, 2013, at 07:14 PM, Niranjan Rao wrote:
>> My python code depends upon some python libraries, some of which are part
>> ubuntu repository and I could install them using apt-get. There are other
>> libraries which are not part of the repository and had to install using
>> python PIP.  So far I have been very careful not to depend upon something
>> which has non open source license, so all the libraries are open source
>> libraries. Additionally I have dependency on Webkit 3 and GTK. Not sure if I
>> need to explicitly declare these dependencies while creating package
> robru described accurately that in order to get your application into Ubuntu
> (or even better, Debian) all your dependencies would also need to be
> packaged.  While this might be time-consuming, fortunately, the process is
> fairly easy (for distutils-based packages) and well documented.  E.g.
> The Debian Python teams are also very helpful if you get stuck.
> Cheers,
> -barry
Thank you Barry. Will look into it.


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