[Freewx-maint] Any plans for wxPython 4.0?

Scott Talbert swt at techie.net
Thu Jan 25 01:09:01 UTC 2018

On Wed, 24 Jan 2018, Scott Talbert 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.

FYI, I went ahead and created a freewx-team on salsa.debian.org:

I added you to it, Olly.


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