[Slackbuilds-users] mathics/dependencies (mpmath, python-django-legacy)
duncan_roe at optusnet.com.au
Mon Mar 14 07:46:57 UTC 2022
On Sun, Mar 13, 2022 at 09:51:39PM -0700, David Chmelik wrote:
> On 3/13/22 8:10 PM, Duncan Roe wrote:
> > 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. [...]
> Okay; how? The pip2tgz manpage says uses package archives like from PyPi
> which https://pypi.org/project/Mathics-omnibus/#files has .egg files. I ran
> 'pip2tgz Mathics_omnibus-4.0.1-py3.9.egg ' which says it's not a .tar. Best
> when manpages have examples...
@David Chmelik: in your earlier email, you talked about mathics. I built Mathics
1.0. Now you are talking about Mathics-omnibus. As you say, Mathics-omnibus
doesn't offer a source distro. pip2tgz can't build it.
Cheers ... Duncan.
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