[tahoe-dev] 0.8.2b1 - new/wrong dependencies

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at jacaranda.org
Sat Jan 29 03:49:30 UTC 2011

On 2011-01-29 02:11, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I did find this in NEWS; I had looked in doc/*installing* to see the
> listed dependencies.
>  - Tahoe now depends upon the "mock" testing library, and the foolscap
>    dependency was raised to 0.6.1 . It no longer requires pywin32 (which
>    was used only on windows). Future developers should note that
>    reactor.spawnProcess and derivatives may no longer be used inside
>    Tahoe code.
> So does foolscap 0.6.1 work with twisted 10.1?

Yes. foolscap 0.6.1 *should* work with all versions of Twisted since 2.4.0.
(I've only personally tested that back to Twisted 9.0.)

> Given the compat problems I am reluctant to change twisted to 10.2 without
> discusion in pkgsrc-land, because that will probably break a lot of other
> things (given that it broke tahoe).

It isn't necessary to upgrade Twisted.

> Is foolscap something that's only used by tahoe?


> Does tahoe 0.8.1 work with foolscap 0.6.1?


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