[tahoe-dev] Python beginner trying to build for development testing
secorp at allmydata.com
Mon Oct 19 20:19:02 UTC 2009
The project now has source code available for a full Windows build,
but the documentation is not really complete.
Feel free to browse and see how we built an XP/Vista installer and
also used py2exe.
Vanderlinden, Chris wrote:
> Hey everyone.
> Love the application and the fact that it's based on python as well
> (have been working with django a bit to get my python hands wet again).
> Anyway, let me describe my environment and goals:
> As a call center admin, I have quite a large amount of training and
> production PCs that tahoe could be installed on for file repositories,
> backups, etc.
> The "problem" is that they are all windows boxes, and I am somewhat new
> to the whole setup of tahoe in python.
> I have a few questions that I couldn't find an answer to reading the
> website documents:
> (windows XP platform)
> 1) Application is developed in Python, so assuming I can build it on a
> development box (tahoe source + all needed dependencies for python) it
> should build fine and run fine?
> 2) assuming the first assumption above is correct, that would mean it
> would run on any XP box that had python + dependencies installed?
> 3) py2exe possible for this once I can get it to build on a windows box?
> 4) Maybe this should have been the first question, but what is the
> difference between the windows client and building the client from
> source on a windows box?
> Anyone out there have a complete list of all the dependencies needed in
> python to get this to compile? I gave it a go last week in a VM, but it
> kept tossing errors for me.
> (or any tips on solving these dependency of a dependency errors?)
> Thanks a lot,
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