[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Improve vlc python binding source distribution

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon May 25 14:48:05 CEST 2009

On Mon, 25 May 2009 14:14:51 +0200, Olivier Aubert
<olivier.aubert at liris.cnrs.fr> wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-05-25 at 14:01 +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>> On Mon, 25 May 2009 13:53:50 +0200, Jean-Baptiste Kempf
> <jb at videolan.org>
>> >> Thanks for your patch. It has been integrated. On a side note, for
> the
>> > Does it need a backport to 1.0.0 ?
> I think so.
>> Python is not packaged in the releases, not even source code, so who
> cares?
> I would say distribution packagers, who can then be reasonably assured
> that the python bindings found in the x.y.z source codes are meant to
> work with the x.y.z release. Even though the bindings have been quite
> stable for a number of releases.

Distribution packagers should (and typically do) use the tarballs, and
bindings are not in the tarballs (very much on purpose).

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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