[Slackbuilds-users] mathics/dependencies (mpmath, python-django-legacy)

Duncan Roe duncan_roe at optusnet.com.au
Mon Mar 14 03:10:10 UTC 2022

On Sun, Mar 13, 2022 at 03:11:27AM -0700, David Chmelik wrote:
> I immediately drop mpath, python-django-legacy: now unneeded for mathics.
>     Seems only documented way to install is pip, which doesn't seem to work
> in SlackBuilds, and since you can install it yourself w/pip, I may drop
> mathics unless its programmers/developers/engineers finish instructions.
> They write you can install it from GitHub, but it's undocumented, and they
> admit the documentation is unfinished.
>     Their main repository says it's 'now "mostly" in archive' and link a new
> one, Mathics3--which is actually Mathics 4--and a new one with more stuff,
> mathicsomnibus (which would be the one I use, but this is all getting rather
> confusing/obscure.)

pip2tgz builds it (I just tried) which means you can write a SlackBuild
that follows the python template.

Cheers ... Duncan.

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