[Blink] Blink dependencies.

Adrian Georgescu support at ag-projects.com
Thu Dec 6 09:08:55 CET 2012

Hello Patrick,

The debian/control file present in each package lists the exact dependencies with the version numbers.


On Dec 6, 2012, at 12:41 AM, Patrick McMunn wrote:

> I'm working on getting the Blink Linux client into Gentoo portage.
> However, there are a few issues I've run into, and I'd like to get
> some assistance if possible.
> First, and I admit this isn't a big issue, is that there don't seem to
> be any source tarballs available or version tags on the darcs
> repository. While I can make (and have made) an ebuild to
> automatically build Blink from the live sources, it would be helpful
> to have a reliable version available from which to build.
> Secondly, and this is the issue I'm mostly concerned with, is that the
> various Python libraries which Blink depends on are not clearly
> documented regarding their own dependencies. python-sipsimple is the
> exception; it is well-documented regarding it's dependencies. The
> others, however, are not - either in the setup.py or the README. For
> example, only by trial and error was I able to determine that
> python-msrplib depends on twisted-names at runtime. And
> python-eventlib's documentation seems to suggest it may depend on
> eventlet, greenlet, or twisted (and even then I don't know if it's
> twisted-core or another twisted package) at runtime, but none of this
> is clearly specified anywhere. I need to know clearly what the
> dependencies (buildtime and runtime) for python-application,
> python-backports, python-cjson, python-eventlib, python-msrplib, and
> python-xcaplib are. If this information is already available
> somewhere, please direct me to it, and I apologize for asking an
> already-answered question in that case. Thank you very much for your
> help.
> -- 
> Patrick McMunn
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