[Freewx-maint] Any plans for wxPython 4.0?

Scott Talbert swt at techie.net
Thu Jan 25 00:24:17 UTC 2018

On Thu, 25 Jan 2018, Olly Betts wrote:

> I'm not sure adding what's presumably essentially a new package
> (certainly new upstream code) to the same repo is a good plan, as it
> means that there's a lot of irrelevant history bloating every clone
> (.git in my freewx.git clone is 234MB).  The only reason that both
> wxWidgets and wxPython are in the same repo is that prior to wx 3.0
> they were built from a single source package - wxPython classic
> contains an entire copy of the wxWidgets source code so we used to
> build and package that - so the history is common before that point.
> I'd suggest creating a fresh repo on salsa.debian.org (we'll also need
> to migrate freewx.git there in the near-ish future as alioth is going
> away):
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2017/12/msg00003.html

Okay, makes sense to use a new repo.  I wasn't aware that alioth was going 
away, so thanks for the heads-up.


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