[Fedora-spins] Fedora Scientific: Including PiCloud?

Amit Saha droidery at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 10:03:05 UTC 2012


On 02/20/2012 05:28 PM, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 16:42:22 +1100,
>    Amit Saha<droidery at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Hello:
>> I am updating the kickstart file for Fedora Scientific. I am keen to
>> include the PiCloud client library (http://www.picloud.com/), having
>> been quite impressed with the ease of use. From my last check, it is
>> not available in the Fedora package repository, however its
>> installable from PyPi (using python-pip), so I do a python-pip install
>> in the %post part of my kickstart file.
> No that is not acceptible if you are publishing ISOs. (It might be allowable
> for the case where just the kickstart file is published, but I would
> recommend against that as well.) Fedora needs to have the source code available
> and we won't.
> If you want this, the proper way to do this is to first package PiCloud
> and then add it to the package list for the scientific spin.

Thanks for the clarification. The PyPi package page: 
http://pypi.python.org/pypi/cloud does have the source tarballs. I hope 
I can work on creating a package for this -- will be my first, if it 




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