Re: RFS: Dropbox
* Vincent Cheng <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 2011-02-19, 02:24:
Dropbox now depends on the following packages: python2.5, python-dbus,
libbz2-1.0, libssl0.9.8, libdbus-1-3, libdbus-glib-1-2, libpng12-0,
libpopt0, librsync1, libsqlite3-0, libssl0.9.8, libstdc++6,
libwxbase2.8-dbg, python-wxgtk2.8, zlib1g, python-simplejson,
(I've chosen python2.5 over python2.6/3.1 because python2.5 includes
all the python-related libraries that Dropbox needs, whereas
python2.6/3.1 only includes some.)
You can't just replace a Python extension built for one Python version
with another built for a different one; in generality, they are not
Incidentally, none of the Pythons in Debian are binary-compatible with
the one embedded in Dropbox.
Nb, I'm not interested in sponsoring this package, please don't Cc me.