[tahoe-dev] barriers to using tahoe

Jody Harris imhavoc at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 23:31:51 UTC 2010


Hrm... most users will not be able to apply that patch.

Well, correction: Users will not be WILLING to apply that patch.

Steps like that break usability.

jody
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On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Peter Secor <secorp at allmydata.com> wrote:

> Hi Jody,
>
>   The page (line 147) includes the patch for twisted to get this
> working and talks about what it entails. Hopefully the patch will get
> accepted by a future twisted release and then we won't have to worry
> about it. In the meantime, if you apply that patch to twisted it will
> work, noting that it might not be within everyone's timeframe or
> previous experience to set this up quickly.
>
> Ps
>
> On 2/1/10 1:04 PM, Jody Harris wrote:
> > Peter, I think that the FTP gateway would be a good first step.
> > Unfortunately, the instructions in the url above fail for the tahoe
> > installed from from Ubuntu 9.10 repositories.
> >
> > "Failed to load application: your twisted is lacking"
> >
> > With a working FTP, and a default alias, many users would be able to
> > "just use tahoe" than are able to at this point.
> >
> > This is broken FTP implementation a "feature" of the 9.10 build?
> >
> > jody
> >
> >
> >
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