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Re: [alpine-devel] [RFC] First draft: add Tkinter to python

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2014 11:18:03 +0200

On Wed, 3 Sep 2014 22:52:41 +0200
Eivind Uggedal <eivind_at_uggedal.com> wrote:

> You could possibly look at how voidlinux handles the cyclic dependency
> by splitting the package:
>
> https://github.com/voidlinux/void-packages/blob/master/srcpkgs/python/template
> https://github.com/voidlinux/void-packages/blob/master/srcpkgs/python-tkinter/template

Other option might be to have a special BOOTSTRAP flag to indicate that
we are bootstrapping aports. We have more aports that could use that.

However, I would really prefer to avoid that. Splitting the package as
Eivind suggest would be better. We do similar with poppler and
poppler-qt i think.

-nc
>
> On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 10:44 PM, Isaac Dunham <ibid.ag_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm trying to get Tkinter in python; while I know that needs to wait for
> > tk to move to main, I'm not sure how to get the whole thing working right.
> >
> > The biggest problem is that Tkinter needs Tk, which ultimately needs
> > libxcb, which in turn has python in makedepends.
> > But I'm not sure what's a good way to handle that.
> >
> > Also, this would make quite a few things ultimately depend on X11.
> >
> > Here is a patch that works to build Tkinter when PYTHON_TK is not set to
> > "false".
> >
> > Any recommendations?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Isaac Dunham
>
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