Re: Bug#679990: ITP: clipper -- object oriented development kit for crystallographic computing
On Wed, 4 Jul 2012 16:37:30 +0200
Baptiste Carvello <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I would be interested in helping package cctbx, which I have used in the
> past for its Python interface. Is there already an ITP for that?
> Speaking of which:
> * some of the design choices of the upstream authors are rather
> annoying for packaging, such as the eavy reliance on environment
> variables, or the use of python -Qnew. Has somebody been in contact with
I let Radi (we say radi yes ?) answer this, he already discuss with the
upstream author about this. This is indeed a problem but if we are more
than one to ask the maintream author maybe they will react positively.
> * it seems that some part of cctbx is already used in Debian in the
> package objcryst-fox. Maybe its maintainer has some knowledge to share...
I just checkout the objcryst-fox package
apt-get source objcryst-fox ;)
you are right a cctbx.tar.gz package is emmbeded...
Baptist can you contact carlos segre and check with him about this issue.
once we managed to package cctbx it would be nice to fix objcryst-focx also.
I will contact Vincent favre nicolin, the mainstream author about this
and see with him if objcryst-fox is compatible with the current cctbx.
> P.S.: I'm new to the list, but I met some of you at the ESRF workshop in
> Grenoble last week.
It was a pleasure :), I like wine and cheese parties
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