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Re: [gpsd-dev] Fw: [gpsd-commit-watch] [SCM] GPSD branch, master, update

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Fw: [gpsd-commit-watch] [SCM] GPSD branch, master, updated. release-3.16-528-gbdcabc3
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2016 23:20:13 -0800

Yo Fred!

On Wed, 28 Dec 2016 19:01:36 -0800 (PST)
Fred Wright <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Dec 2016, Gary E. Miller wrote:
> > On Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:39:00 -0800 (PST)
> > Fred Wright <address@hidden> wrote:  
> [...]
> > > Not necessarily.  It just means that the SCons package needs a
> > > dependency on some Python 2 package (probably 2.7).  SCons itself
> > > is almost certainly installed from a package, rather than being
> > > bundled with the base distro.  
> >
> > Yes, and on a distro that has no Python 2 that is a non-starter.  
> Just because the distro doesn't have Python 2 out of the box doesn't
> mean that it can't be installed.

gpsd needs to run with a minimum of additional baggage.

> If the SCons package is configured
> properly, then installing it will automatically install a Python 2
> package as a dependency (unless it's already installed).  If someone
> *manually* installs SCons, then it's up to them to install a suitable
> Python 2 if needed.

I'll be looking at gpsd on Fedore 25 next week.  If there is no
way to install SCons as a standard package then SCons must go.

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